currently resides at South Jordan, Utah. He graduated cum laude at the University of Utah in accounting, became a CPA and served as a business and marketing executive for various companies. His other passion is history. His style is to blend key aspects of LDS church history with contemporary people and events prominent in American history. Active in family history research since his teenage years he has written three books on early ancestors. Mark and his wife, Margene have four married children and twelve grandchildren.