Mark Caserta is the Executive Director of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District. He has nearly 20 years of experience in public policy: working for city government, non-profit advocacy organizations and a city elected official. In 2004, he opened a store on Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue with his wife, Samantha, and became a small-business owner. During his time as a store owner, he took a strong interest in the community and Fifth Avenue, in particular, and was pleased to be hired by the Fifth Avenue BID in July 2013. Mark is an active member of the Coro Leadership community and acts as Treasurer of the NYC BID Association, where he also co-chairs the ADA Compliance, Storefront Vacancy and Business Services Working Groups. In 2018 he was appointed to the Manhattan Borough President’s Task Force on Storefront Vacancies.