Mark is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Skylight Financial Group responsible for overseeing marketing initiatives within the organization. He works to develop areas such as marketing communications, including advertising, market research and social media. Mark leads the firm’s community outreach in both Northeast Ohio and the Columbus/Dublin region. With his vast experience in event marketing, both from a hands on perspective and a virtual approach, Mark is able to maximize opportunities, especially with social media. Having previously served in the Director of Marketing position, Mark brings to the role continued leadership as well as over 10 years marketing strategy and planning experience.
Very active in the local community Mark serves as Chair of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Associate Board; is currently a board member of Ohio City Incorporated as well as Chair of the Business Advisory Committee at Cuyahoga Community College. Mark is a founding member and executive board member of the Cleveland Irish Network and serves as the local chapter’s representative at a national level.
Born in Derry City, Ireland, Mark moved permanently to the US (Cleveland area) in 2001 having previously studied at John Carroll University as part of a scholarship program. Prior to this he studied at St. Columb’s College in Derry as well as Manchester University, where he graduated with a production management degree. He is married to his wife Maria and they have two wonderful children, along with two crazy dogs. They reside in Rocky River on Cleveland’s Westside.
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Sep 7, 2016 - Mark Owens Appointed Skylight's Chief Marketing Officer
July 12, 2016 - 10 Questions with Mark Owens, Director of Marketing, at Skylight
Feb 26, 2016 - Mark Owens Honored with 2016 Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award (DMSA)
June 9, 2015 - Mark Owens, Director of Marketing, Appointed Board Member of Ohio City Inc.
Jan 15, 2014 - Mark Owens of Skylight Financial Group to Received Sports Development Gold Medal 2013