A native Californian born in Newport Beach, Mark began his studi es at Sorbonne University in Paris, France. After receiving his Bachelor of Architecture from W oodbury University in 1997, Mark’ s professional design career was initiated under the tutelage of prolific Southern Ca lifornia architect Anthony J Lumsden. He began working at ShubinDonaldson Architects in 1999. Since then he has directed a multitude of ShubinDonaldson’s signature projects. Beginning with the firm as a Lead Project Designer , he has moved up the ranks to Partner in 2017. He has focused his expertise on the c ommercial interiors and mixed-use buildings within the firm. Mark’ s relentless attention to craft, detail, and design process has made him a l ynchpin at the core of SD’ s reputation for innovative design.