“Mark is woven into the fabric of the battered women’s movement”, said Lynn Rosenthal, our country’s first White House adviser on violence against women. He is a national trainer to police executives, patrol officers, training officers, prosecutors, judges, legislators, social service providers, healthcare professionals and victim advocates in all fifty states for over thirty years. An international lecturer at police academies in sixteen countries as a Fulbright Specialist for the Department of State. He’s a survivor of domestic violence, enabling him to teach both effectively and passionately. In short, he is devoted to ending domestic and sexual violence, elder and child abuse as a police officer, detective, educator, program supervisor and now consultant and advisor. A twenty-one-year member of the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department serving as a as Lieutenant to the Domestic Violence Division and a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team for fifteen years. He was a key creator of the largest police domestic violence investigative unit in the United States responsible for investigations of elder, child abuse, domestic and sexual violence. In 1994, he graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. He presently serves as an advisor and faculty member of the National Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women for the International Association of Chiefs of Police.