A native Californian, Mark spent most of his career in Silicon Valley serving as corporate counsel and in executive positions at several large technology companies before going into private practice as a Patent Litigator. In response to California’s Proposition 8, which fought to preserve traditional marriage, Mark founded a Salt & Light Ministry at his local church where he still serves. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from California Polytechnic University and a Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School. Mark has published law review and many other articles that touch on the intersection of theology and law. He is married with two adults, home-schooled, children.