Co-Founder and Business/Life Coach
Mark graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in marketing in 1979. He started his own marketing company managing 60 employees nationwide. He then positioned with 3M Company for five years in the National Advertising Division and was the recipient of several awards for his sales and marketing performance throughout his tenure with 3M. He was recruited by The Center for Professional Development in 1992. While at The Center (CPD) for eight years, Mark analyzed over 300 dental practices in the Northwestern territory of the U.S. He helped to position dentists for a private care practice model.
Mark is now the CEO and Director of Practice Growth at The Growth Into Greatness Institute, which he co-founded with Deb Castillo. While CEO, Mark's primary responsibility is to provide one-on-one coaching and practice development in areas of profitability, financial management and staff development. He also conducts small retreats for students engaged in the developmental process. Through his commitment to this work, Mark is passionate about helping others to achieve their own greatness, and to aspire to levels of growth and excellence they thought were never possible.
Business Development Specialist: Analyzed over 400 dental practices in the United States since 1992.
Coach/Advisor: Assisting in helping hundreds of dentists in reducing overhead, simplifying their business, improving net profit, increasing time off for dentist and team. Creating a thriving, enriching practice in a Health Centered Profitability Model for long team Sustainability and Growth.
Speaker: On topics of start up, Entrepreneurialism, & The Pyramid of Business and Life. Success, Profitability VS Production, Sustainability in the new economy, and 7 strategies for development a multiplier mindset, Legacy, plus others.
- The San Francisco Dental Society - "The Practice Keys to Fulfillment"
Lexington, Kentucky Dental School - "Your Future"
Multiple Hawaii Study Clubs
Loma Linda University on "The Start Up Model for Dentists"
UCSF Dental School on "Building Your Dream Practice"
Clark County Dental Society
Menlo Park Dental Society
Washington State Dental Meeting
Oregon Dental Meeting
Snohomish Dental Society
Wenatchee Dental Society
Spears Study Clubs
Multiple Seattle Study Clubs