Corporate Host & Moderator
COMEDIC KEYNOTES & CORPORATE MC:
Mark’s Emmy Award winning TV & Radio celebrity have led to a robust personal appearance schedule in the world of Creative Corporate Entertainment. Mark combines stand-up & improvisation to provide an entertaining wrinkle to even the most elemental meetings and shows. Mark infuses his keynotes with comedy and playful, original content to bring a new dimension of enjoyment to corporate communications.
MEETING & AWARDS SHOW HOST:
Mark is in demand as a host for Live Events, Award Galas and Festivals, where his quick wit and professional demeanor adds a dash of panache to events large and small. His live book signings and Culinary Comedy Cook-offs feature audience participation, comedic contestant banter, and fantastic travel prizes, customized for each show and their branding partners:
Mark is a Founding member of the famed Second City Touring Company in Santa Monica. Performing with Ryan Stiles, Andrea Martin and Richard Kind, Mark’s improv skills put him in the host chair on the hit FOX TV show STUDS, the network’s first improvised comedy/reality series. Using those same skills, Mark teaches your key employees the basics of IMPROVISATION, and explains how these same fun techniques can be utilized to create stronger business relationships, and generate more profitable results.
STAND UP COMEDY:
Mark has been a nationally recognized comedian since his break-out TV HIT SHOW, STUDS. He writes original comedy monologues for each client/event, often incorporating key players from the group into the jokes and onto the stage.
TRAVEL & CULINARY CONSULTING:
As a recognized travel and food expert, Mark provides insightful consulting for restaurants, destinations and CVB’s around the globe. Through custom HD video production, comedic content and dynamic personal appearances, Mark elevates your brand and infuses it with style, class and informative entertainment to increase your sales and broaden your appeal. Mark works with each client, contributing to the creative process and yielding glossy HD video productions that sell your sizzle without all the fat.
HOST: EMMY AWARDS SHOW
Mark hosted the gala broadcast from Chicago for the Midwest Region.
HOST: VISUAL EFFECTS SOCIETY
Mark presides over awards to Ang Lee, Harrison Ford and other feature film effects experts.
HOST: STRYKER NATIONAL SALES AWARDS
Mark gets straight-laced medical salesmen to loosen up and sing for their awards.
US FOODS PROUCT LAUNCH
Mark conducts audience interviews and befriends a vodka-loving Russian Lady.
Mark raises TRIPLE last year’s funds at the International Tequila Festival
HOST: INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT & HOTEL AWARDS
Mark hosts an international broadcast of Hospitality Brands Awards.
US FOODS PRODUCT LAUNCH
Mark jokes with a Meat-Spitting Lady in the crowd.
HOST: JIMMY KIMMEL’S HOLLYWOOD FEAST of SAN GENNARO
Mark hosts the largest Italian Festival outside NYC on the JKL Stage
CUSTOM CORPORATE MUSIC
Mark sings a custom comedy song for Macon Occupational Medicine National Meeting. MOM is the country’s largest drug-testing facility for drivers and transportation professionals.
TIDE TO GO: VIRAL COMEDY SPOTS/PROUCT RE-LAUNCH
Tide send Mark to New Orleans to find out what the Crescent City’s sloppy eaters thought of their product.
CUSTOM RESTAURANT VIRAL VIDEO
MARK consults with restaurants around the country, creating custom video series for web and broadcast promotions.
US FOOD: WAREHOUSE SNEAK PEEK
Mark learns the logistics of a USF Food Warehouse that ships $400 Million of groceries a year.