Meet the 205: Mark Friedman

Friedman has been working at City Paper Company for 46 years and gravitated to sales immediately. In addition to acting as the company’s COO, Friedman also maintains a book of business that includes more than 500 active customers.  His son, Brad, is vice president; his daughter, Haley, is in sales; and his daughter-in-law, Stephanie, is vice president of marketing. When not working, Friedman enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Shirley, and his kids and granddaughters, playing tennis, watching Alabama sports, and going to the beach

Alma Mater Jefferson State

Beverage of Choice  Dewars and water

On My Bucket List I’d like to have 24 grandchildren; retire to Lake Como, Italy

Passion Tennis

Favorite Charity The Lupus Foundation