Mark joined Aramark twenty years ago after experiences in the grocery trade spanning category management, distribution, procurement, merchandising, space planning, operations and culinary development. He has pioneered Convenience Retail for Aramark including developing the award winning P.O.D. brand into a 700MM+ business with more than 2000 stores.
Food Management Magazine awarded Aramark the best new Convenience Retail innovation for 2020 and again in 2021. Additionally, Food Management magazine awarded Aramark the best overall Convenience Retail concept for Higher Education and K-12 in 2021.
Today, Mark leads all of Aramark’s Convenience Retail and Coffee brands. Additionally, he leads our Category Management Team and the processes ensuring we merchandise the most preferred consumer packaged goods, grab and go foods, and beverages across the multiple channels we operate.
Mark resides in Florida and Massachusetts where he owns and operates a cranberry farm with his wife and children. As a valued member of the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association, Mark has a proven track record of environmental stewardship. His commitment to safe farming and implementation of the most sustainable practices is a best-in-class example of how to grow the highest quality fruit while protecting our natural resources.
Mark received his MBA from Suffolk University School of Business in Boston, Massachusetts.