Mark in currently a wellness coach for Novant Health, Corporate Health and provides wellness coaching for a major government clients in North Carolina. Prior to becoming a wellness coach he specialized in preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation assisting patients manage heart disease and its associated comorbid conditions, obesity, diabetes, and weight management. At Novant Health, Heart & vascular institute he established and lead the bariatric surgery dietary team. At The Ohio State University he established the dietary component of the preventive cardiology program, and started the first dietary clinics for heart failure patients. Mark earned his degree in Clinical Dietetics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, School of Nutrition, in Dallas Texas.