As Secretary of the Board, Mark serves as the primary liaison for communication between the Board of Trustees and the University of Alabama System. He is responsible for maintaining records and minutes of all official actions of the Board and its committees.
Prior to joining the UA System Office, Mark was an attorney at Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C, where he specialized in insurance, financial services, and intellectual property litigation. Mark earned a B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Alabama. He earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and was elected to the Order of the Coif, an honor society comprised of the top ten percent of the graduating class.