Mark has worked in local government finance for sixteen years, all with Clark County, Washington. He has been in his current position as Finance Director since January, 2014. Mark currently is a member of GFOA’s CAAFR Committee, Clark County’s Finance Team, and past Chair of the County’s Strategic Leadership Team. Previous to working in government, he worked 18 years in private industry including public accounting and major corporations. Mark received a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Washington State University. He is a licensed CPA. In the community Mark is Treasurer of the high school booster club, referees high school and competitive youth soccer and in the summer guides whitewater raft trips on several Pacific Northwest rivers.