Mark is President of the Maritime Applied Physics Corporation which is located in the Fairfield area of Baltimore City. He has a BA in Physics from the University of Maine (1975) and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Mark formed Maritime Applied Physics Corporation in 1986 after working for the Navy as a civilian engineer and has overseen the company’s growth from a 1 person company to its current 60-person staff. MAPC has both R&D and manufacturing production work in Baltimore where the employee owners design and manufacture marine vessels and systems. MAPC has performed work for sponsors in South Korea, France, Scotland, Germany, the Netherlands, and in Italy. Mark has served on the Maryland District Export Council for 10 years and is a past Chair of the National Advisory Board of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Mark is engaged in several workforce development efforts within the City as a member of the Carver High School advisory board on CNC machining, a member of the MOED advisory board for the former MAGNA training center, and as a member of the MOED manufacturing career pathways team working under DLLR funding. Mark was the first Board President of the Business Network for Offshore Wind and a proud ongoing member of the Network.