Chief Technology Officer
Mark Petts brings more than 25 years of hands-on experience in information systems, information technology, and a passion for problem solving to the OC-IT team. As CTO, Mark's responsibilities include the day-to-day IT service operations of the company, management of technical staff, and as a high-level technical resource for both our engineers and clients. Mark was previously Vice President at Lender Processing Services, a division of the Fortune 500 company, Fidelity National Financial, where he held multiple roles, including the initial design and subsequent high-level support of the rapidly growing division's IT infrastructure, management of a large department dedicated to real property title review and problem resolution, and performed strategic mortgage lender planning during the late-2000's sub-prime mortgage crisis. Other prior roles have included Title/Escrow Officer, IT consultant, Windows and Linux server administration, and even a stint working in Houston and Chicago as a nightclub DJ. Originally from the United Kingdom, Mark's first computer was a Sinclair ZX80, and he later studied Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire before immigrating to the United States in the early 1990's.