Marc Sparks is the founder, chief executive officer, and owner of Timber Creek Capital; a private equity company focused on turning the dreams of passionate entrepreneurs into attractive, revenue-generating services and products. He is also an author, serial entrepreneur, and philanthropist always seeking to introduce new ideas into the business world while meeting the needs of the society. Sparks’ book underlines his journey as an entrepreneur with a mission to enable others find the path to success. His philanthropic efforts include working with Habitat for Humanity where he has helped build homes. He has also been involved with The Samaritan Inn; a shelter that houses over 160 homeless people in Dallas from 1980s.
Since he graduated from high school in Austin, Texas in 1975, Sparks has been a leader in various startups most of which have become successful. He believes that God gave people devastating circumstances and challenges to keep them humble and enable them embrace the responsibilities that come with success. From the ideas that others consider impossible, Sparks has effectively built companies. In fact, he maintains portfolio companies under Timber Greek Capital. After taking an original idea, Marc proceeds to set up a business model and a company culture as he develops long-range growth plans and short-term goals. His desire is to lead by example with elaborate patterns that his entire team can follow.
Sparks believes that being rich involves raising a healthy family, establishing flourishing businesses from scratch, spending time with valuable friends, making the customers happy, and working with happy staff members. He also believes that God gave him the ability to handle the fear factor that hinders most entrepreneurs from accomplishing their goals. Though he loves winning, Marc does not fear losing, and his major reason for writing is to encourage entrepreneurs who are almost losing hope and cannot see their dreams come true.
The values that have kept Marc a progressive entrepreneur include faith, tenacity, passion, monetization savvy, sense of urgency, and focus. He also seeks to treat people as he would wish to be treated; fairly, honestly, and with respect. As an outdoorsman and a health enthusiast, Marc enjoys fishing, golf, biking, hiking, adventurous travel, and working out. He has ever traveled across the world in 23 days and visited places like Machu Picchu, Morocco, China, Tibet, India, Easter Island, and the Serengeti. It is from these travels that Marc gets more ideas and inspiration, and he thrives in business and sport competitions. Learn more: https://angel.co/marcsparks3