President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark has been with Lamar since 1988; in his role as president, Mark has been overseeing the growth of the Company, including employees, assets and properties both owned and managed, since 1993. Prior to Mark joining the company, Lamar was more focused on lower income apartments and tax benefits for partnerships from such a structure. Mark worked through every aspect of the business including acquisitions, leasing, property management and investor development and management. Mark has a legal and analytical background, graduating from Stanford School of Law where he graduated with distinction and passed the bar in California. He also has his broker’s license in Colorado. Prior to that he spent a year and a half as an associate consultant with Bain and Company. In 1988, he joined Lamar assisting in property management and leasing. He quickly became a vital force in several of Lamar’s most successful and profitable turnarounds. In 1990, he was given the responsibility for the opening and operation of Lamar’s Colorado office. With the success of Colorado acquisitions, Mark became President in 1993 and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. Mark is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a member of the Young Presidents Organization Gold (“YPO”). Mark is also the lead member of Lamar’s Investment Committee which approves all major decisions as it relates to the portfolio.