Mark Samuels

Mark Samuels | CEO, Founder

A branding and creative powerhouse, Mark is the co-founder and president of SDA Creative. Before founding SDA, he was the Advertising Art Director for SURFER Magazine for 15 years. Mark has been entrusted with the creative image of virtually every major action sport company since 1980 and understands the youth-driven market from the inside-out.

While keeping his roots in the high-energy action sports industry and armed with a degree in fine art, Mark also branched out into corporate America to apply his experience with the active lifestyle market to mainstream businesses. His marketing and branding expertise defines all aspects of SDA's creative services.

Mark is an avid surfer, snowboarder, and wakeboarder and currently resides in Laguna Hills, California with his wife and their three sons.