Mark is a business leader who has spent much of his life discovering the surprising power of personal and group rituals. He writes and speaks about how rituals can lead to stronger teams, closer families, and better relationships as well as personal success, fitness, and happiness. He is the author of Clutch: How Rituals Elevate Performance and Happiness and of the Psychology Today rituals blog, Peanut Butter Rituals: How sticky rituals bring connection and change. He has spent nearly 20 years in wealth management for a large Wall Street firm and understands well the power of business rituals to shape corporate culture and improve client experience. 

Mark's favorite personal rituals involve black coffee and blue sailboats. He lives with his wife, Annie, and a Golden Retriever (whom he calls "dog") in Leesburg, Virginia.