Lindsay Bean and Mark Hall
On any given day you will find Mark Hall and Lindsay Bean outside riding bikes, walking their dog, chopping firewood at camp, or enjoying some other outdoor activity. The thing you will likely never find them doing is dancing. Unless, of course, you are attending the 2023 DWOS competition. Mark and Lindsay will be dancing because they work well together through challenges and Lindsay’s college professor and mentor received end-of-life hospice care.
Mark Hall was born in Alma, Michigan and after earning an Associate’s Degree in Fine Arts from Lansing Community College, migrated to Marquette in 1998 to attend Northern Michigan University. Since that time Mark has held a variety of occupations including food service, co-owner of a landscaping business, co-founder of the non-profit Revolutions, and held a long tenure at Argonics Inc. Mark currently works as a bicycle mechanic at West End Ski and Trail in Ishpeming. He enjoys painting, being outside, and sitting in the sauna he built.
Lindsay Bean was also born downstate, in Traverse City, and moved to Marquette to attend Northern Michigan University (surprise!) in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Outdoor Recreation, Leadership and Management from NMU, and a Master’s Degree in Adventure Education from Prescott College. In her time in the UP, Lindsay has also put together an eclectic resume including teaching at NMU, co-founding Revolutions with Mark, working at Eagle Mine, and most recently taking a position with Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). Lindsay is also currently serving a second term as a member of the Ishpeming City Council. Lindsay enjoys riding bikes, skiing, and sitting in the sauna that Mark built.
Mark and Lindsay are excited and terrified to be a part of DWOS, but are committed to supporting the U.P. Hospice Foundation, and learning how to dance.