Mark has a brother who is dually-diagnosed with an intellectual disability. He is passionate about helping others understand the challenges faced not only in advocating for their siblings, but also finding the resources and tools to help brothers and sisters become educated in the resources available to help them and their families thrive. Mark Jak joined the Envision board as Vice-Chair in 2017 after serving as Board Chair and board member of Neumann Family Services since 2011. He currently chairs the Program Committee team and is a member of the Merger and Acquisitions committee. Mark is a Realtor with @properties in Chicago and prior to real estate has served in various leadership roles within the telecommunications industry including Ameritech, AT&T and RCN. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BA in Art History. He lives in Chicago with this husband Jack.