A native of St. Simon’s Island, Georgia and a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College. Mark received his law degree from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.

He has been a trial attorney with the law firm Brinson, Askew, and Berry for 30 years.

His Community Service Activities:

  • Rome Jaycees 
  • Dancing with the Stars Cast
  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Participant 
  • Murder Mystery Theatre for Floyd Against Drugs
  • Strike Out Child Abuse Team Member
  • NAIA Team Host committee
  • Up the Creek without a Paddle Ride
  • Foster Care Parent’s Night Out
  • Rome Hand Cyclist Race
  • R.A.C.E. Rome Kids Triathlon
  • Rome Children’s Academy
  • Junior Service League Follies
  • CRBI Volunteer
  • Cystic Fibrosis Theatre Fund Raiser
  • First United Methodist Church
  • Georgia High School Mock Trial
  • SPLOST Campaign Advocate

Board Participation:

  • Hospitality House, Past Chair
  • Coosa Valley Cycling Association, Past Chair
  • Heart of the Community Board, Past-Chair
  • Coosa Country Club
  • TRED (Trials for Recreation and Economic Development)

Mark and his wife Renee are the parents of one daughter, Ailsa

Nominated by Dr. J. Paul Ferguson-“ Mark has continually demonstrated his love and commitment to the Greater Rome Community.”