Mark is a life-long Adams County resident who graduated from Adams Central in 1987. He then attended Ivy Tech and received his Associates Degree in 1993. In his free time, Mark likes to spend time with his 5 children.
Mark started his law enforcement career in 1990 as a part time Jailer. He also became a Reserve Police Officer for Decatur Police Department in 1990. In 1993 Mark was hired on full time with Decatur Police Department. Mark has served as the Deputy Coroner or Coroner since 1997. During his years with the department he has served as a Patrolman, D.A.R.E. officer and training officer, ILEA General Instructor, Breath Test Operator, ILEA Physical Tactics Instructor, Medicolegal Death Investigator, Field Training Officer, Accident Reconstructionist, Operation Pullover Coordinator and Grant Writer, and Sergeant, since 2011.