Mark Roach rose from the Ozarks to succeed in academics, athletics and business.  He raised more than 1.3 billion dollars in 2010-12 to start two oil companies and prior to that in 2000-08 created financial services platforms from which more than 10 billion dollars of MA&D transactions were executed.  Mark’s a charismatic leader, engineer and film actor, as well as survivor of childhood trauma.  In 2014, Mark left business in Houston, Texas, to pursue independent films, exploring human behavior and art in Austin.  Mark acts, writes, directs and produces independent film and media projects while continuing to advise startups and philanthropy. Mark blends a deep understanding of business, human behavior and financial insight, blending a powerfully unique viewpoint and humility to impact and help others improve their lives, achieve financial and personal freedom.