Born in Idaho, Mark grew up in Montana and has worked with the Partnership since its inception. He holds a degree in History and Political Science from The University of Montana, and is currently working on his Masters in Social Work at UM. Mark is a dad, an outdoorsy kind of guy, and our resident philosopher. Mark’s leadership fosters passion and skill in his team at Francetich, assuring each child will learn to trust and grow in their care. Mark can calm a child by walking into a room, using uncanny attunement abilities, and dry humor to bring smiles to children and staff alike.