Marc Sparks is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist that lives in Dallas, Texas. The founder and CEO of Timber Creek Capital, Sparks has owned and operated over 65 companies in a wide variety of industries including real estate, telecommunications, and business solutions. Some of his companies include Blue Jay Wireless, Splash Media, Cardinal Telecom, GlobalTec Solutions, Reliant Healthcare, Agency Matrix, Cobalt Real Estate Services, Boxstar LLC, Uncle Marc Food Delivery and Bonn Oir. He has also helped many people make their business dreams become a reality.
The story of Marc Sparks’ rise to success is a very interesting one. Barely able to maintain a C average in high school, through faith in God, a strong belief in himself, a never-say-die attitude and hard work, he has been able to overcome many obstacles and make his way to the top. While not all of his companies have been successful, Sparks has learned valuable lessons from every one of them. Writing down his ideas, creating to-do lists, keeping an open mind and being willing to learn new skills have all played a role in helping him to become the multi-millionaire he is today.
But Marc Sparks doesn’t see himself as being special. He believes anyone can replicate the level of success that he has enjoyed. To inspire as many people as possible to pursue their dreams of creating their own profitable businesses, he has written a book called ‘They Can’t Eat You‘. In it he details his journey from C-student to successful businessman. He talks in detail about his struggles, failures and successes and what it took for him to make it in business. In the book Sparks explains that he has learned just as much, if not more, from his failures as his successes.
A generous and committed philanthropist, the Austin, Texas native finds giving to his community and the less fortunate very rewarding. Sparks has been giving of his time, talent and resources for over 30 years. He began by becoming involved with the homeless shelter, The Samaritan House, in the 1980s. He also builds houses for Habitat for Humanity, supports a Dallas high school magnet program called the American Can! Academy and provides educational, social and economic help to at-risk inner-city youth through his Sparky’s Kids program. He also contributes to a wide range of religious and social organizations.
Marc Sparks is living proof that one does not have to be and A student or a college graduate to do well. He has made the best of the gifts that he was given through hard work, consistently trying his best and having a positive attitude. Sparks is also willing to help the less fortunate any way he can. Learn more: https://www.amazon.com/They-Cant-Eat-Marc-Sparks/dp/0990495000