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Mark Scarola in Corinna, ME
  • Raised $1.2 million in investor capital

  • Established two private placement syndications (investment funds)

  • Presented real estate development plans at a City Council meeting to board members and local residents (left)

  • Met with government officials including mayors, a governor, and a senator to help promote our employment generating real estate development programs

  • Presented at national real estate conference breakout sessions

Mark Scarola presenting in Atlanta
  • Created and organized a real estate networking and educational group with over 100 members. Learn more.

  • Recruited as a guest speaker on investment oriented podcasts and networking events

  • Graduated at the top of my class twice, completed two theses, and was the Outstanding Psychology Student of the Year.

CJREI presentation
Job Performance
  • Earned six peer-nominated job performance awards

  • Helped to reduce corporate overhead saving an employer $42,000 annually

  • Interviewed, hired, and trained coworkers

  • Established a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization including a 148-page application submitted to the IRS to obtain tax-exempt status.

  • Taught myself web design and created a series of simple websites

Social Justice
  • Arranged for a cultural sensitivity training that focused on institutional racism, white privilege, prejudice reduction, and conflict resolution

  • Designed a community resource workshop for the Latino population of Greater Boston addressing legal, financial, citizenship, educational, and other issues

  • Worked at an inner city youth center

Research Skills
  • Prepared white paper on the need for missing middle housing in San Diego

  • Presented research findings at six different regional conferences

  • Prepared two manuscripts for publication in research journals

  • Awarded $1475 research grant as an undergraduate student

  • See list of research projects

Conflict Resolution
  • Saved a project by coordinating with a company executive and the only architect in a three-county area who were at an impasse and unwilling to work with each other.

  • Removed an intoxicated student from a classroom, provided counseling, and found her transportation home.

Mark Scarola at Crowd Converge

Compliments Received

It has been an honor to work alongside you and call you a peer and colleague. I have been impressed and in awe of your commitment to the overall well-being of the fellows in your cohort since day one… you will be a force to reckon with wherever your journey leads you.

Role: Supervisor

Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication… Your expertise and prior experiences have truly been a blessing.

Role: Supervisor

I finally just finished reading your blog articles and they are outstanding. You covered the critical points and arguments with tact and your personal story about being a social worker working with that young woman was touching as you made a powerful point that men can be great role models for women too.

Role: Colleague

I appreciate all of the effort and energy you have put into this program and in trying to ensure our fellows not only make it across the finish line but that they have meaningful experiences... I hope you recognize what a catalyst you play in supporting those efforts. It has been both an honor and a pleasure working alongside you and seeing your efforts come to fruition... Your support and knowledge, and dedication have been invaluable.

Role: Supervisor

Mark is the gold standard [of students].

Role: Classmate

Every time I meet with you, I learn something new.

Role: Advisee

He is a great advocate and such an incredible individual.

Role: Supervisor

You are a great leader to both the fellows and us-- I personally am looking forward to your... workshop.

Role: Coworker

I feel like you’re my mentor.

Role: Coworker

You were a delight to work with. I greatly appreciated your communication style, diligence, and attitude.

Role: Supervisor

Personality Traits

  • Ethical

  • Integrous (having integrity)

  • Trustworthy

  • Respectful

  • Committed

  • Reliable

  • Organized

  • Detail Oriented

  • Planful

  • Prepared

  • Thorough

  • Diligent

  • Strong Writing Skills

  • Articulate 

  • Solution-Focused

  • Strategic

  • Flexible

  • Creative

City Planning Meeting
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