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Mark S. Negley

About The Author

Mark Negley’s passion for helping others through difficult life experiences has led him to serve as executive director of, a non-profit initiative inspired to provide insight, community, and emotional support for those who have experienced loss. His revelatory book, Survive-Alive-Thrive: Navigating the Journey from Loss to hope to Happiness, redefines the loss experience and provides a revolutionary new model for understanding grief recovery for the millions of Americans who suffer loss each year.

As president of PondHouse Management Consulting Group, Mark leverages his twenty years of senior leadership experience across media, ecommerce, retail, and technology markets to help his business clients pursue revenue and income growth. His track record of success as a hands-on entrepreneur and strategic consultant includes building new business start-up ventures and leading corporate initiatives where he has been recognized as an innovator and visionary.  

Mark’s commitment to his Christian faith has inspired him to share the power of God’s love while engaging in leadership roles in several marketplace ministries, such as The New Canaan Society, Youth Impact Ministries, and Give Me an Answer. As a compelling public speaker and podcast host, Mark has enjoyed sharing stories from his journey at conferences, retreats, churches and with small groups and gatherings across the country.

Raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Mark is a widower and proud father of twenty-four-year-old son, Andersen. He was blessed to re-marry in 2020 and currently resides in Franklin, TN, with his wife, Melyn.

Books by Mark S. Negley