Mark is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to being a Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Mark served as the President and CEO of Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. Under Mark’s tenure as President and CEO, the company employed more than 4,000 people and operated 58 company-owned locations throughout Chicagoland and Phoenix, along with an eCommerce company Tastes of Chicago. Prior to joining Lou Malnati’s in 2011, Mark spent five years as a Vice President at Dixon Midland Company, a Chicago-based private investment firm. Before Dixon Midland, Mark was a private equity Associate at Glencoe Capital specializing in basic industries and an investment banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank with an emphasis on leveraged finance and MA.