Born in South Africa, John-Mark has enjoyed a cross-cultural upbringing having lived in Africa, Europe and North America. As a well-traveled professional, John-Mark enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life and has developed a large network of contacts across the Information Technology, Solar and Financial Services industries.
Pursuing his passion for Entrepreneurship, he attended the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship (Ranked second in the nation) at the University of Arizona’s Eller School of Management. While earning his BS in Business Management he won numerous business plan and innovation awards while launching a manufacturing company building made-to-order custom electric bicycles.
Following his passion for technology and innovation he joined a digital startup division of a National Media Company where he held an influential role growing and shaping the division's products and services as their top consultant.
Seeing the future in Renewable Energy, he joined a local Solar Energy company where he helped them adopt best practices and expand nationally, increasing sales 10x within a year of taking the helm as the National Sales and Marketing Director.
Thriving on the success of launching and developing new business, John-Mark started consulting full time in 2015, developing new software for the solar industry and helping numerous businesses build out their technology infrastructure, develop projects and increase their operational efficiency.
John-Mark brings his diverse business background and wealth of real world experience to ever client engagement. Through his holistic consulting philosophy, Catalyst Group seeks to ensure that every project integrates well with all aspects of the business and positions the company for long term growth.