Since 1990 Mark has run Echelon Management, a growth consulting firm. Mark is an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati and Ohio University. He is an adviser on company boards, to CEOs, and owners and he has conducted hundreds of sessions for dozens of the world’s largest companies including John Deere, Apple, Bayer, IBM, P&G and over four dozen third-generation, family-owned companies and many startups. Mark’s first book “Growth or Bust! Proven Turanround Strategies to Grow Your Business” was a best seller at Barnes & Noble in the business section and his new book “High Growth Levers” is available at BarnesAndNoble.com. Mark also has a monthly column sharing best practices on growth strategies.