Mark brings a proven track record of success in M&A and other major transactions over his 32 years in business. During his 18+ years at EDS and 13+ years at TransFirst as the senior financial executive, Mark oversaw more than 30 major transactions, including buy-and-sell side M&A, joint ventures and major outsourcing contracts.
Upon joining TransFirst—a top-10 payment processing company—Mark’s role included all aspects of finance, including reporting to the Board of Directors, M&A negotiation and financing, major vendor negotiations, debt and rating agency management and all financial activities of the company. During his tenure as CFO of TransFirst, Mark was a key leader in achieving growth in the company, going from fewer than 80 employees when he joined in 2001 to more than 1,000 employees when he left in 2015.
Prior to joining TransFirst, Mark’s executive experience at EDS—a $20B revenue global information technology company—included more than eight years of living and working internationally, with his last role being Chief Financial Officer of one of the company’s four business lines.
Mark received his MBA from the University of North Texas in Finance/Portfolio Management and earned his BBA at the University of Texas, Austin. He has served on the University of North Texas Advisory Board and Dallas Menttium program and currently serves as a member of the board of Yunnan Project Hope.
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