Mark was born and raised in Rutland, Vermont to a hard-working, blue-collar family – an upbringing that still influences him to this day. He has been a franchisee for 30 years. He opened his first salon in 1989 continued working full-time (outside Supercuts) to support his family. At the five-year mark, he left his outside job with the opening of his fifth location. He currently owns and operates 35 Salons in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.