Mark is a commercial real estate developer and Managing Principal at Gerding Edlen Development Company of Portland, which redeveloped the Brewery Blocks in northwest Portland. Gerding Edlen has become one of the national leaders in green building and LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) certified properties. Mark has a B.S. and MBA in Finance from the University of Oregon. He serves on various boards and committees, including Portland Development Commission’s Sustainable Development Commission, the Oregon Innovation Council, and Portland Center Stage board of directors.