Mark Allen is a seasoned entrepreneur with a resume that includes founding and running nine companies in a holding company that was sold several years ago. At that time it was sold to an overseas group, the companies had several hundred million dollars in revenues and over five hundred employees. Mark believes in mentoring to the fullest degree, having spent the time since that business was sold helping others succeed in their chosen field. That role as a mentor is complimented by his current position as a senior counselor with the UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center. He works with innovators, entrepreneurs, and existing small business owners to assist them in transforming themselves and their businesses.