Mard Naman , Health Journalist
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. 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."