Location: Lakewood Ranch, FL
Mark S. Macko was born and raised south of Pittsburgh, PA has resided in Sarasota, FL since 1990 with his wife of 45 years. He has two daughters and three grandchildren. Mark attended the University of Pittsburgh for an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a graduate degree in Psychology in Education. Post-graduate studies were at the University of South Florida. He has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida since 1996, and for the past 33 years has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, with primarily adults and seniors, helping them find hope and restoration for mood disorders, head injuries, grief, and loss, most recently with disabled veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He enjoys pet birds, playing guitar and ukulele, writing, gardening and visiting Sanibel, FL and Hawaii.