Mark leads CTI’s national research and development (R&D) tax credit practice and is involved in all aspects of providing R&D services to his clients, including: conducting high-level R&D tax credit feasibility analyses, managing complex and comprehensive R&D tax credit studies and defending R&D tax credit claims under IRS and state taxing authority examinations.
Mark has over 20 years of Big Four accounting firm experience and specializes in federal and state R&D tax credit solutions. Prior to joining CTI in 2013, Mark served as tax director in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP’s (PwC) Southern California R&D practice. He provides R&D services to Fortune 500 corporations and large public companies, as well as medium-sized private companies.
Mark has aided companies in the biomedical, software, video game development, film animation, manufacturing, aerospace engineering and pharmaceutical industries, saving his clients in excess of $200 million in federal and state R&D tax credits. Mark earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis.