Joncarlo Mark is the Founder and managing member of Upwelling Capital Group LLC.
Prior to forming Upwelling in 2011, Mr. Mark was a Senior Portfolio Manager at the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), where he was responsible for investing in global private equity partnerships and direct investments, with a portfolio that exceeded $48 billion of exposure. In addition, from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Mark served as chairman of the board for the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). Prior to joining CalPERS in 1999, Mr. Mark spent six years with Premier Farnell PLC.
Mr. Mark currently serves as an executive trustee of the University of California Davis Foundation and is a member of the Finance and Investment Committee. In addition, Mr. Mark is currently chairman of AltExchange Alliance, an industry body chartered to define, maintain and promote a single data standard for the private equity industry.
Mr. Mark earned an MBA from the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis and received a BA from the University of California, San Diego. He also holds Series 62, 63 and 65 FINRA securities licenses.