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Moving to Maryland in 1995 when the Republicans took the majority in the House of Representatives, Mark become Counsel to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information & Technology of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee. He also quickly became involved with the Montgomery County Republican Party’s precinct organization, first as a Regional Chair in Legislative District 16 in 1996-2000, followed by being the District 16’s Chair, 2002-2007.
As Finance Chairman of the Montgomery County Committee first in 1999-2000 and then 2004-6, he increased the amount raised by more than 33% to $291,000 and the number of contributions by 32% to 2,417 in 2004-6, compared with the prior two-year cycle.
From 2008 to 2013, he served as the Montgomery County’s Party Chairman and has continued as Treasurer since 2013.
Mark's GOP Background
Research & Issues Director – New York State Comptroller Edward Regan.
Outspent two to one and 21 points behind on Labor Day, Ned Regan upset his Democratic opponent, going on to win three subsequent elections, becoming the only candidate to ever win four statewide New York elections on the Republican & Conservative Party lines.
1993 – 1994
Finance Chairman – Kings County Republican Committee (Brooklyn)
Responsible for the successful fundraising turnaround for the Republican organization
1995 – 1998
Counsel – Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
2000 – 2001
Member, FCC – George W. Bush’s Transition Team
2001 – 2003
President – Men’s Republican Club of Montgomery County
Alternate Delegate, CD 8 – John McCain for President
Delegate, CD 8 – Mitt Romney for President
2006, 2008 – Present
Central Committee Member – Montgomery County Republican Central Committee
Mark's Professional Background
A member of the DC and New York State bar, Mark is Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association. TIA represents the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, advocacy, tradeshows, business opportunities, market intelligence, and worldwide environmental analysis. After serving on Capitol Hill, he was Senior Vice President and Counsel of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA, later Tech America) and Vice President & Counsel at Stateside Associates. .
While in New York, he was an executive with Park Communications, a large publicly-held newspaper and broadcasting company.