Growing up in a home where he was inspired by his father, an accomplished jazz guitarist, Mark began teaching himself to play guitar at 7 years old. His early musical influences were Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Jeff Beck, and U2.
In his late teens, Mark became a songwriter and the guitarist for The Generics. Represented by Network Entertainment, The Generics played venues throughout southeast for 6 years. During that time, the group jammed with Molly Hatchet and opened for such notable bands as Drivin n' Cryin, Guadalcanal Diary, and Dreams So Real.
Now, Mark's music resume credits include songwriter, musician, music producer and recording engineer. He currently resides in Atlanta, GA.