Mark McGarry, CEO of YORK Athletics Mfg., has had a unique journey to entrepreneurship. He was introduced to the footwear industry at 23, getting his foot in the door through a new skateboarding division at Nike. He worked his way up through the sneaker industry, later traveling the globe as a senior executive for brand strategy at PUMA. In 2016, Mark pursued his dream of entrepreneurship by relaunching a legacy brand into the e-commerce space with YORK Athletics Mfg. Read this Thrive Global feature to learn more about Mark’s professional path, advice he’d give to budding entrepreneurs and the latest innovations he’s working on for YORK.