Partner, Marcus Thomas LLC
Board Member Since
Mark began his career in 1983 at an advertising agency in Akron, followed by the purchase of a small agency in Youngstown, Ira Thomas Associates, in 1992 with a couple of partners. In 2000, Mark and his partners acquired Cleveland-based Marcus Advertising to become Marcus Thomas. Since then the marketing agency has acquired DigiKnow, a digital marketing and technology firm, and Devs United, a sales and marketing automation company with a focus on Salesforce platform optimization, and has formed a partnership with Svoboda Capital Partners. Today the agency represents $400M in capitalized billings. In addition to serving on the Akron Community Foundation board, Mark is a member of the 4A's (American Association of Advertising Agencies) National Board of Directors and is a passionate board member of Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio and the Jesuit Retreat Center. He has served on the boards of the American Marketing Association, Walsh Jesuit High School and Junior Achievement.