Mark joined Brown & Brown in January 2001, when the agency he worked for as a producer was acquired. He was promoted to Profit Center Leader effective January 1, 2006 and currently oversees Louisiana retail offices in Alexandria, Lafayette, Lockport, Mandeville, and New Iberia, as well as Gulfport, Mississippi.
Mark was a member of the Tangle B Gold Club for six consecutive years, was Top Gun of the office from 2001 through 2005, achieved the 2002 Bounty Hunter of the Year award and received the Savoy Special Award in 2012, 2013 and 2016. He had the privilege of mentoring a past Rookie of the Year and a Marketing Manager of the Year. One of his most cherished achievements was to receive the Ted D. Price Excellence Award in 2009. In addition, the Lafayette Retail office was recognized as the 2006 National Retail Office of the Year, won the 2008 Regional Power Ranking Award and 2013 National Employee Benefits Office of the Year Award.
Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1986, with a major in Marketing and furthered his education through the completion of the Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2015. During his career in insurance, he has also earned the Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2003, and completed Brown & Brown University in 2007 and Leadership Louisiana in 2009.
Mark currently serves as Vice Chairman of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. In addition, he currently serves as a member of the Leadership Council for Brown & Brown Insurance and the Agents Advisory Council for Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation. Past service includes Board of Director of Iberia Medical Center from 2001 through 2013, including serving as a past Chairman, service on the Board of Epiphany Day School as Chairman and service on the National Agents Advisory Council for Affiliated FM.
Mark has experience & expertise in supporting the insurance needs of businesses in the following industries:
• Agriculture, with a focus on the sugar industry
• Health Care
• Financial Services
• Energy & Marine