Mark graduated from University of Central Missouri in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Safety Management and has obtained a Master’s in Education from William Woods University in 2008. For the past 15 years Mark has worked as a safety specialist in the trucking, manufacturing and workers’ compensation insurance industries. As part of various job duties, to include managing workers’ compensation claims, human resources and safety program development, Mark has instructed thousands of Missouri workers and provided sound educational resources at more than three-thousand safety-related classes. Additionally, Mark has presented on a national scale at safety conferences including the Public Risk Management Association and the National Safety Council. Mark is a certified CPR, First Aid and AED trainer, Defensive Driving instructor and OSHA Outreach Trainer capable for the OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 in Construction. For the past fifteen years Mark has been active in Missouri fire & ambulance service as a firefighter and EMT.