Stern is a native of Clinton County and currently is the president of Sage Resources,
a real estate development company. A true entrepreneur, his first business endeavors
were Stern Farms, a 2,300 acre operation with his father, Earl. He then took a job
with Patten Corporation, a Land Development Corporation. After learning the business,
he and Larry Coploff created Coploff and Stern Partnership. Stern has developed over
700 properties throughout PA. In 2003 along with his wife, Mary Ellen Reeder Stern,
they started purchasing homes and owner financing them to customers that otherwise
could not own a home.
Stern is most proud of his children; Christina, Matthew, Selena, and Cleia.
Stern graduated from LHU in 1988 with a management science degree. In 1998, he completed a master’s degree in real estate from the PSU Smeal College of Business. He currently serves on the LHU Foundation Board, has been a member of the Rotary of Lock Haven more than 30 years, has hosted numerous exchange students, donated land to LHU now known as the Stern Athletic Complex, actively maintains the LHU cross country course and has served many years on the LHU Business Advisory Council. Mark is an avid waterskier, competes in triathlons, and sings in a barbershop quartet.
c/o: Ms. Bianca Hoffman,
Executive Assistant to the President
399 Ulmer Hall
Lock Haven University
Lock Haven, PA 17745