Mark’s Story: Education

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

I graduated from the College of William and Mary as a Rhodes Scholar nominee with a Bachelor of Arts, Economics. My focus was Political Economy – how economics and politics converge in the struggle for power.   After growing up mostly in Latin America, this approach was compelling to me.   Political Economy laid-bare how the powerful […]


Mark’s Story: US Air Force

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Without question, the pinnacle of my USAF career was Desert Storm.  I flew the F-15C with an elite group, the members of the 58th Tactical Fighter Squadron, the most decorated air-to-air combat unit of the war. I had over 200 combat hours during the Gulf War and experienced, close-up, how a superbly trained unit gets the […]