Mark Spradley is managing director of Mazao Capital, a private equity firm. His responsibilities include ensuring that portfolio companies achieve annual cost savings, revenue generation, and cash acceleration goals. Before joining Mazao Capital, Spradley was a vice president with UBS. At UBS, he advised corporations, non-profits and ultra-high net worth individuals on asset allocation and securities selection. He previously served as a financial advisor with Legg Mason. Prior to working in financial services, Spradley was a senior vice president with a global strategic communication and public affairs firm. Spradley was awarded a M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania He earned a MBA from the University of London and a MBA from the TRIUM Program, which was jointly issued by NYU Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and HEC, Paris. Spradley received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. Spradley's articles, opinion editorials, and letters to the editors have appeared in the
Washington Post, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Miami Herald, Los Angels Times, Black Enterprise, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Times, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Times, and
the Chronicle of Higher Education.