Founder and CEO, Equity Management Group LLC based in Manhattan, NY and the CEO at Align Entertainment Group, a talent management, production
and branding company. His clients have included: David Foster, Robert Redford, Andrea Bocelli, Billy Gilman, Ruben Studdard, Jackie Evancho, Lang Lang, Michael Canitrot, Ty Herndon, EMI, Universal Music, Warner Bros, Twentieth Television, Grammy Awards, Montblanc, Nespresso, Beijing Music Festival. He was the executive producer of music, film and television properties and a founder and CEO of PRIMEDIA Communications, 1985 – 2000 He was also a winner of Peabody Award, Emmy Award, Addy Award, and Adweek’s Event Marketing Award.
Mark has done marketing, media and licensing strategies for NASCAR, NFL Properties, NFL PLAYERS INC, House of Blues, Montreux Jazz Festival, U.S. Olympic Track & Field, 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, City of Atlanta, City of New Orleans, NBC Television, Twentieth Television, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Radio City Music Hall.
Mark has also developed strategic media and entertainment marketing initiatives for clients American Express, Coca-Cola USA, MasterCard, Daimler Chrysler, Kodak, Frito-Lay, General Mills, Mattel, M&M/MARS, McDonald’s, Miller Brewing Company, Nabisco, Pepsi, R.J. Reynolds, Seagram America, Sprint and others. He is a founder and producer of Montreux Atlanta Jazz Festival 1983 – 1988 featuring performances by Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Dr. John, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Jarreau, Chick Corea, Nina Simone, Wynton Marsalis, Albert King, The Crusaders, Johnny Griffin, Charlie Haden, Paul Winter, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Brecker Brothers, Wayne Shorter, Larry Carlton, John Mayall, Buddy Guy, and many more.