Mard Naman , senior contributing editor

Mard Naman has written extensively on health, housing, and real estate issues for San Francisco magazine, Diablo magazine, the Institutional Real Estate Letter , and other publications. His work has won the Best Feature award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and his book Insider's Guide to Success: Buying a Franchise was published by the Better Business Bureau. Mard has also been Managing Editor for Publish magazine and a Senior Editor for New West magazine. He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley.

Mard grew up in Santa Cruz, California, and happily resides there today as a single dad with his son Tyler, a high school senior. Mard lives less than a mile from his mother, who's in her 80s and, according to Mard, "could probably beat you in arm wrestling."

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