Senior VP of Operations / Public Relations
A gifted writer, producer and strategist, Mark is an agency partner who’s been outthinking and outdoing since 1988. With decades of experience in healthcare, education and retail marketing, Mark lends strategic expertise across teams to help clients evolve in a changing landscape. In addition, he spearheads agency innovation efforts regarding operations, sustainability and more. Prior to joining L&S, Mark was an executive producer, news anchor and reporter at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls. His background helps guide public relations efforts for L&S clients and the agency itself; Mark knows what goes into a good story and how to help clients spread the word. Winner of the South Dakota Advertising Federation’s prestigious Silver Medal Award in 2018, Mark earned his BS in Journalism and Broadcast from South Dakota State University. He’s also extremely active outside of the advertising community, volunteering for Dakota Alliance Soccer Club.