Before Sidewalk, Mark was an investment professional at FFL Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. During this time, he helped execute 6 investments and served as a board observer for 4 portfolio companies at the intersection of technology and industrials. Mark began his career in investment banking at Lazard Frères and RBC Capital Markets in New York City, focused on mergers & acquisitions and strategic advisory for technology companies.
Mark graduated beta gamma sigma from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (First Class Honors) and Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (With Distinction). During his time at the University of Calgary, Mark was a long-distance runner for the varsity cross country and track & field teams. He graduated with the President’s Award for Excellence in Student Leadership.
Apart from his role at Sidewalk, Mark sits on the alumni engagement committee for the University of Calgary Alumni Association. In his spare time, Mark likes to read and run, and is a proud Canadian.