It Works CEO Mark B. Pentecost is Today’s Honoree

IWG_Mark_5Mark, 57, husband, father of three and founder and CEO of It Works!, is personable, grounded, driven and philanthropic by nature; many would consider him someone deserving of recognition.

In 2001 Mark founded It Works! with the flagship product the It Works! Wrap, which tightens, tones and firms areas of the body. In its short history, the company has empowered more than active 60,000 independent distributors, who now benefit from selling the company’s products. Since the company’s inception, Mark and Cindy, his wife, have encouraged the It Works! corporate team and their thousands of independent distributors to give back.

Leading by example, they have invested time and money in many causes, thankful to be able to back various foundations and organizations. In 2007, Mark founded an official It Works! Gives Back program, which encourages staff and independent distributors to support community projects financially, physically or emotionally.

Volunteers have painted a local domestic violence shelter, adopted families for Thanksgiving, collected school supplies for elementary schools and spent evenings feeding the homeless. In 2014, this program became the It Works! Gives Back Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(3)c. Its purpose is to raise financial support for other 501(3)c non-profits that help those in need in the U.S. and globally. It also supports victims of natural disasters and humanitarian crises.

Mark is an inspiration to many and creates friendship, freedom and fun for those associated with It Works! The former teacher and basketball coach, driven by a desire to provide more for his family, needed $500 more than his teacher’s paycheck. Through sheer hard work, Mark eventually freed his family from its financial shackles. Through It Works! and the company’s opportunity more than 60,000 people now control their lives and earnings due to selling It Works!’ wellness and lifestyle products to generate extra income. His mantra, “Debt-free is the new sexy,” describes his dedication to helping his 60,000-strong global team achieve that dream for themselves.

Along with being the founder and CEO of It Works!, Mark also owns Stoneybrook Golf Course and a 1,000-acre working cattle ranch.

Visit Mark Pentecost for more information.

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