Mark serves as partner and director of operations at the Eskew+Dumez+Ripple architectural firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from LSU (1979). Mark has more than 30 years of experience in professional practice and has developed specialized experience in the management of large institutional projects. His analytical approach to project delivery and commitment to client satisfaction has also helped the firm maintain strong, long-term relationships with several repeat clients. Mark’s project focus has been with technically sophisticated facilities such as high-performance research laboratories as well as inpatient and outpatient healthcare facilities. In addition to his role as a “hands-on” project director, Mark also serves as the studio-wide operations director, responsible for balancing staff workload, collective project delivery schedules, and emerging assignments.