Mark is a fourth-generation entrepreneur who has run a distribution business, turned around a struggling non-profit magazine, and worked as a paramedic in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the author of seven different in-depth programs and a number of other smaller teachings and classes for entrepreneurs. Together they form a comprehensive entrepreneurial wisdom academy curriculum. A designated Master Teacher (“muqaddam murrabi“) in his Shaddhilliyya Sufi lineage, Mark has received his Masters of Divinity with a speciality in Ministry and Sufi Studies. As a coach, consultant, mentor and spiritual healer, he has facilitated thousands of individual sessions with entrepreneurs and has led hundreds of classes, seminars, groups and retreats. His weekly writings and teachings are followed by thousands of people around the globe. He lives just outside Ithaca, New York with his wife Holly, twin sons Sam and David, two cats Rafi and Kira, and all four seasons, which had been missing during his 20 years on the left coast.