President, Business Development & Marketing Committee, Business Manager
Fayette joined the Board in September 2010 and currently serves as the EDA’s vice president. He is a member of the Marketing Committee as well as the committee formed to assist in the sale of Block 13 .
Born and raised in Illinois, Fayette moved to Lake City in 1982 and has been an active member of the community ever since. Fayette has more than 30 years of business ownership experience having previously owned and operated a number of successful businesses in Lake City including a waterfront restaurant, bar, campground and marina.
Fayette attended the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse majoring in Economics and Sociology. He has been actively involved in the Lake City Chamber of Commerce as a former board member and president. Mark is a Real Estate Broker licensed in the State of Minnesota. His real estate experience includes residential and mixed use land development including multiple projects in Lake City. He is co-owner of Shaymar, Inc., a company specializing in real estate development, project management, property management and sales of business, commercial, industrial and residential properties. His term expires at the end of 2019.