GATES Construction is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Card as Principal of the GATES Sarasota office. Card has over three decades of experience in the construction industry; much of it in Sarasota and the surrounding counties. Prior to joining GATES, Card owned and operated Storie Construction Group, a successful General Contracting and Construction Management firm also headquartered in Sarasota. As Principal for GATES, Mark Card and Storie Construction Group’s personnel and resources will become a part of GATES Construction. In his new role as Principal for GATES, he oversees and supports all of its client relationships including preconstruction, construction, and overall customer experience. Card graduated from Bowling Green State University and received B.S. Degrees in Construction Management and Architectural/Environmental Design Technology. His diverse range of projects through the years has included assisted living, retail, office buildings, government, education, healthcare, hospitality, commercial and multi-family. A state licensed general contractor, Card has been involved in the industry as both contractor and developer. As a permanent resident of Sarasota County for over a decade, Card is actively involved in the local community and serves as a board member for multiple not-for-profit organizations.