Gene Marks is a columnist, author, and small business owner. He oversees the Marks Group, a 10-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small and medium-size businesses. A certified public accountant, Marks has also worked in the entrepreneurial services arm of KPMG. He writes weekly columns and blog posts about the political, economic and technological trends that impact small and medium-sized businesses for The New York Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Philadelphia Magazine. He has also written five business management books, and appears frequently on FOX Business, FOX News, CNBC, and MSNBC, and numerous talk radio shows.