Born and raised in Queens New York, Mark now holds a Masters Degree from Long Island University’s Human Development and Leadership program. He is a licensed guidance counselor for the special education district of the New York City Department of Education. He began his counseling career in September, 2001.
Mark has worked with special needs inner-city students of various age groups, many of whom show a lack of impulse control and exhibit anti-social tendencies. For some, their ability to keep their inhibitions in check is difficult without help and assistance.
Mark is also a professional magician. He uses magic and Illusion to help focus his students on their behavior and scholastics in the school environment.
Prior to this, Mark worked in the hotel industry in guest services. Throughout his life, Mark has always had a detailed imagination and he has dreamed of becoming a published fiction writer. Through hard work and intense determination, today, that dream has come true.