Mark has been associated with the Engineered Wood Industry for 27 years, but only at LP Building Products for 2.5 years. The prior 24.5 years he worked with industry leaders such as 10.5 years at Trus Joist, 1.5 years self-employed with Tennessee Structures, 3 years with Huber Engineered Woods and 9.5 years with Manning Building Supplies as a Truss Division Manager. Mark is currently employed as LP’s Florida Channel Manager with responsibility for all products shipped into FL. Mark holds an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Memphis State University and an MBA from The University of Phoenix. He has been a licensed contractor and has a lifelong passion for architecture, construction, and structures in general. With experience in markets ranging from the Midwest, to the South-central US, to the Southeast, Mark has a broad knowledge of construction practices and techniques. He feels his vast experience with engineered wood products lends itself to creative thinking and fresh ideas and is excited about bringing his outside the box mentality to Continuing Education. Mark has been a CE instructor throughout his career.