As a global business leader, Mark’s work has taken him around the world. He has traveled to over 40 countries and every state in the union, and learned so much about our world. Mark continues to take a personal interest in learning new cultures including their customs, costumes, diet, lifestyle, geography and national treasures. In this section, Mark will share with you his insights and pictures from a number of local, national and international destinations.

Trip To The Serengeti

Shortly after retiring as the Chairman and CEO of Appvion, Inc. in Appleton, WI, I took an epic journey with my three children.


Galapagos Islands

While serving as the Chairman and CEO of Appvion, Inc. in Appleton, WI, I had the pleasure to take my family to the Galapagos Islands.

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Whale Shark Diving

As the largest fish in the sea, the magnificent and gentle whale shark can reach lengths of 45 feet and weigh up to 20 tons.


Santa Fe in the Fall

The fall is a perfect time to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico. The average temperature ranges from 36 degrees to 66 degrees Fahrenheit