Mark develops detailed solutions without losing sight of the big picture. His ability to communicate clearly across levels of organization helps him lead design teams towards the timely completion of projects.

With Jaffe Holden Since 2001 – In The Industry Since 1985

Mark leads the production team and is lead acoustic designer at Jaffe Holden. He has significant experience providing acoustic consultation on a wide variety of spaces including museums, corporate facilities, performing arts centers, academic learning environments and government facilities. His thorough background in architectural acoustics allows him to generate solutions to complex issues involving sound and vibration. Mark believes in pragmatic design methodology and adheres to quality control measures to ensure sound is appropriately manipulated.

Educated at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. He has been a featured presenter and author of technical papers for professional organizations including the American Management Association and the Acoustical Society of America.


Highlights from his project work include the following:

  • American Museum of Natural History, Hall of Human Origins, New York, NY
  • BRIC Arts Media, Strand Theater, Brooklyn, NY
  • Claire Tow Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY
  • Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, NY
  • GE Energy Finance Systems Headquarters, Stamford, CT
  • Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center, Gettysburg, PA
  • The Jackson Laboratory, Farmington, CT
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Family Theater, Washington, DC
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, DC
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art – Costume Institute, New York, NY
  • National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
  • National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
  • National World War II Museum, New Orleans, LA
  • New York University, Bobst Library Renovation, New York, NY
  • Robert S. Vance Federal Building, Birmingham, AL
  • United States Federal Building, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Yale University, Sterling and Klein Chemistry Buildings, New Haven, CT