Mark Grote has spent his entire life growing up, working and raising a family in greater Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. Mark spent the first 29 years of his professional career working in Research and Development for P&G. Since leaving P&G, he has successfully operated his own management consulting business, specializing in strategic planning, facilitation, coaching and business development. In recent years his focus has been primarily on non-profits, working with a diverse set of organizations in Cincinnati, including St. Vincent de Paul, Great Parks of Hamilton County, Chatfield College, and the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He has served on five different non-profit boards. Mark loves our city and by helping non-profits, hopes to make our city the best it can be.