A native of Simsbury CT, Mark has been PACE President since 2016, and is active in his local Energy Task Force. He retired in 2017 from a career as an actuary, and is currently transforming a local historic mansion into a mixed-use commercial property. Mark earned degrees in Mathematics and German from Washington and Lee University and an M.A. in International Economics and Foreign Policy at the Paul Nitze School/Johns Hopkins University. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society; a Certified Passive House Consultant; dabbles with music; and has long been interested in renewables, energy efficiency and recycling.