Mark and his wife of 41 years, Barbara, moved to Wilson County more than 30 years ago to raise a family. They are blessed with two daughters and twelve grandchildren all of whom still live in the area. He and his family are very active in their local church. When Mark and Barbara are not cheering on their grandchildren at basketball games, you’ll find them enjoying square dancing in the community. Mark, an owner of a small business which specializes in financial planning and insurance solutions, has multiple business locations throughout Tennessee. He is also a member of Gideon, Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce, Cannon County Chamber of Commerce, Private Pilot and the Rotary. Mark’s biblical values and family focus, along with his vast knowledge of economic issues, make him the ideal representative for the Senate of the 17th district.