Mark is co-founder and CEO Americas, Color Accounting International, an education and publishing firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. He’s an Aussie who lives in the U.S. and travels widely, leading seminars in financial statement and business acumen skills, for lawyers, bankers and business people. Some of his teaching for senior execs is done in secret. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and was the national training manager for KPMG Australia. He has also managed the human resources department for the largest insurer in Australia. He is on the adjunct faculty of American University and has taught at other secondary, tertiary and post-grad institutions in the U.S. and Australia. Mark has co-authored a number of books, including Accounting Comes Alive: The Color Accounting Parable and Color Accounting: The New Graphical System That Makes Learning Accounting Easy and Quick. He believes that accounting literacy is the under-appreciated foundation upon which all financial literacy and business acumen should be built.