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Mark Hanna is the founding member and current director of Markus Partners, a real estate and investment firm, and also currently serves as CEO of his newest venture, Heritage Tea Company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. As a lifelong entrepreneur, he has been involved in several other corporate startups including Private Networks where he served as vice president of network development and rStar, a publicly traded educational technology company as a vice president in its AutoNetworks division. He has also held positions with CNN in Washington, DC where he assisted in producing the political debate program Crossfire, as well as with PBS and NBC affiliates. An avid writer, his work been published in Real Clear Politics, PJMedia, American Thinker and The Investigative Project.
He holds an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Utah where he focused on worldview studies and specialized in international politics and Islam. His undergraduate degree is from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Mark has a passion for education, application of Biblical principals in every area of life and communicating the Christian worldview in the public square, the marketplace and academia. He has been involved in mission work in several countries throughout the Middle East, as well as in Singapore and Malaysia. Immediately after the Velvet Revolution and the collapse of communism in Slovakia, he co-founded The Logos Center in Bratislava, an English language and Christian worldview learning center that was later incorporated into Youth With A Mission as one of its global mission bases. More recently he founded Testimony Networks, a ministry which focused on supporting Christian PhD candidates as missionaries at non Christian universities as well as translating Christian worldview material into Arabic and Chinese. Mark is a board member of Ratio Christi.