Mark in now responsible for all Sales and Marketing for ARS Services. Previously Mark VP of Field Services, handling all aspects of the field service operations for several years for ARS Services. Mark joined Academy in 2006 after a productive career with:
(A) CPI Photo as Health & Safety Manager; (B) Fox Photo, Inc., its Senior Manager of Environmental, Health & Safety, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastman Kodak. Responsible for all Environmental, Health & Safety issues, in addition to handling risk management issues, managed corporate vehicles, repairs & maintenance for over 850 retail locations; (C) Wolf Camera, as Environmental Specialist with primary responsibility of the silver recovery and single use camera recycling programs, both of which had a 50% increase of returns during his management of the programs; and (D) Ritz Camera, their Environmental, Health & Safety Manager where Mark improved silver recovery returns and environmental compliance, while reducing costs through the initiation of better training and management programs.
He also ran his own Handy-Man company for a period of time where he developed his abilities with hand tools and small job repair. While with Academy, Mark helped to develop a standardized program for service and training for all field service technicians resulting in an overall improvement of field operations. Mark lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia with his two grown children from where he enjoys regular trips to the lakes in northern New York near Saratoga Springs.