We are very proud to welcome Mark Kuecker as our new Director of Business Development. As the new Director of Business Development for Run Networks, Mark is primarily responsible for new business as well as managing relationships with existing clients. He will be active in the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce as well as other local networking groups. Mark brings a wealth of experiences to Run Networks, including franchise business ownership, serving as President of Kansas USD 323 School Board, and recently a three-year tenure as Director of Franchise Operations for Complete Music, Inc. here in Omaha. (Complete Music is one of our favorite clients, and ironically is how we were introduced to Mark.) Mark's initiated and managed his Complete Music franchise business from a startup to the third-largest sales grossing division within the Complete Music umbrella. He attained over 1000% growth in sales within inaugural six years of operation, establishing his franchise as one of the fastest within organization. He moved to Omaha in 2009 when he accepted the position of Director of Franchise Operations for the Complete Music Franchisor. In that role, Mark provided operational training, franchise support, and consult for owners on all aspects of their business. He is exceptional at customer and employee relations. His accomplishments included generated an additional $1.5M in gross sales from January 2011 through September 2013 via the development and integration of the Photography and Photo Booth franchise service offerings. Mark was born and graduated from high school and college in Kearney, NE. He has been married for 23 years to his wonderful and patient wife Ann. They have four children, three sons and a very special daughter. Their eldest is Seth who is an Auto Tech student at Metro Community College. Aaron is a freshman at the University of Nebraska Kearney where he attends as an Honors Student and high jumps for the Loper track team. Their son Ryan is a sophomore at Elkhorn High School and is excited to learn how to drive which scares Mark and Ann silly. After three boys, they were blessed to have a little angel. Elianna, or Ellie for short, has Down syndrome. She lights up her second grade class at West Dodge Station where she is actively participating in the classroom. By the way, when you meet Mark, you'll probably hear an Ellie story because he is a very proud father and advocate for her and special needs. Some of the things Mark enjoys outside of work include community service and church activities, or can be found outside fishing, hunting and attending sporting events. Welcome Mark!