Each CEO Advisor has experience with both mid-size/major corporations and small entrepreneurial businesses. Our experience includes years at McGraw-Hill Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, eToys.com, Digital River, Accenture, Thomson Corporation, Saban Entertainment/Fox and others. Our education includes Master's Degrees in Business (MBA) from top 10 business schools, as well as, Certification in Mergers and Acquisitions from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, and over 70 years of mergers and acquisitions experience and expertise.
Meet the Founder Mark Hartsell, MBA, President
Mark Hartsell attended the University of Maryland for undergraduate studies, has a Master's Degree in Business (MBA) from Loyola University, and achieved a Certification in Mergers & Acquisitions from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Mark is an Accredited CEO Advisor, a member of Octane and the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) and is an expert in growing, acquiring and selling software companies, as well as technology and media companies.
Meet the Team
Scott Sparks, MBA CEO Advisor
Scott achieved his MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and has a BS in Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.
Craig Cooke CEO Advisor
Craig Cooke achieved a Bachelor's in Science in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.
Theresa Caruso, MBA VP/CEO Advisor
Theresa Caruso attended the University of Delaware for undergraduate studies and has a Masters Degree in Business (MBA) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), a top ten business school.
Ryan Barlow Business Development
Ryan completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management at California State University, San Marcos and he is currently engaged in a Master’s Degree in Business (MBA) program at California State University, Fullerton.