Mark Hoover

Mark is a Manager, Digital Content at Brightspot. Before Brightspot, Mark worked in product marketing and technical documentation at Natural Insight, a subsidiary of retail IT company Movista, Inc. He began his career as a journalist at Washington Technology, covering government contracting industry news. He holds an B.A. in English from James Madison University. When he's not gleaning insights from various Brightspot developers, he spends his time cooking new dishes at home with his wife and two hyperactive cats.

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