(Portland, Oregon, USA), Mark is the New YorkMark Warkentien Knicks Director of Player Personnel. Formerly, Mark was the Denver Nugget's General Manager and awarded the 2009 NBA Executive of the Year. Mark worked for one season as the Director of Player Personnel for the Cleveland Cavilers. Prior to Cleveland, Mark headed up the Portland Trail Blazers Scouting Department for ten years as Assistant General Manager and Director of Scouting. Mark earned his Masters in Sports Leadership from Concordia University Chicago and teaches Basketball GM & Scouting.