Mario started working with Tipton & Hurst in 2003 as an assistant store manager. Since then, he has risen to store manager for the location in the Heights and has been promoted to director of sales. Mario graduated from Southwest Texas State University, which is now known as Texas State University, He previously worked for Central Market in Dallas, a division of A.E.B. Grocery Store, working for 18 years in several different areas and capacities. Mario lives by the standard of “treat others as you would expect to be treated,” keeping a positive and upbeat attitude every day.