Mark served as a fighter pilot squadron commander in the Air Force, advisor to Secretary of Defense and the past two White House Administrations on school choice, safety, social climate and culture issues. He’s also served as Vice Commandant at the USAF Academy, Director of their Center for Character and Leadership Development, President of the largest charter school in Colorado, The Classical Academy, and Executive Director of the Charter School Institute in Denver. He’s testified at the Colorado Legislature to keep partial funding to public schools for home school students.
Mark’s journey through the education industry combined with his wife, Debbie’s, experience advocating for youth brought them to the realization that children thrive when education is tailored to their needs and interests. Together, they founded Falcon AeroLab.