Planner, Creator and Signature Emcee, Mark
Mark is Upstate New York’s leading special event director. His years of experience include over 1,000 events, and countless hours of planning, directing, and executing flawless, successful special occasions for his clients.
Mark says, "The secret to my success is my passion for my craft. Unparalleled, unprecedented, and trendsetting passion, allowing your once-in-a-lifetime event to be the best it can be! I am a proud U.S. Coast Guard veteran, previous public safety officer, and firefighter/E.M.T. I bring my discipline and organizational skills to your event, ensuring the most memorable experience for you and your guests."
He is the founder of All We Do Is Epic/Total Entertainment Music, The Adirondack - Albany Wedding Association, the Adirondack-Albany Chapter of American Disc Jockey Association and also the lead manager for the new Barn at French Mountain wedding venue in Lake George. His clients benefit from his creativity, ideas, and knowledge that come from years of experience, industry training seminars, and conferences. he is the authority in his region for creating the most memorable receptions; all based on his philosophy: “One chance…to get the picture, to capture the emotion, and to create a signature moment.”
Mark's Many Accolades Include:
Author: The Ultimate Wedding Reception: Tips and advice from the nation’s top entertainers
Officiant Designation, Universal Life Church, 2019
Association of Bridal Consultants, Professional Wedding Planner Designation, 2019 (level 3)
American Disc Jockey Association "Leadership Award" & "Humanitarian Award", July 2018
DJ Times Magazine annual convention, Entertainer of the year competition, Second place “best new game,” 2017 and Third place Overall for Entertainer of the Year!
Association of Bridal Consultants, Certified Wedding Planner Designation, 2016 (level 2)
DJ Times Magazine annual convention, DJ of the year competition, “best new game,” 2016 and Overall Runner Up for DJ of the Year!
Certified Wedding Planner Designation, 2015 (level 2)
Jeffrey Gitomer's Little Black Book of Connections Workshop, November 2015
Power of Personalities Workshop, November 2015
Advanced Microphone Techniques Workshop Levels 1 & 2, January 2015
Equality Institute LGBT Wedding Certification, July 2014
The Professional Process completion, November 2013
American Disc Jockey Association Adirondack Chapter founder and president, 2012-present
Association of Bridal Consultants, Registered Wedding Planner Designation-2012 (level 1)
Certified Sandals Resorts Honeymoon & Weddingmoon Specialist 2012-Present
DJ Times Magazine annual convention seminar presenter 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018 & 2019
DJ Times Magazine annual convention, DJ of the year competition, “best new game,” 2011
Wedding Wire “Couples Choice” awards, 2010-present
American Disc Jockey Association member, 2009-present