Thanks, David

I try to keep this blog and my “day job” separate, but my pal David Wescott of “It’s Not a Lecture” had some very kind words for me in a post yesterday that merit a big “thanks”:

Kudos to my old pal for being named Director of New Media for the Securities Exchange Commission. We don’t work together anymore but I’ve enjoyed keeping up with him on Twitter and his blog. I don’t typically say nice things about Republicans, but here goes:

Under Chairman Cox’s leadership, Mark Story has helped usher in a new chapter of communication and accountability to a government agency that is widely perceived to be as “old school” as it gets. Mark is creative and dynamic and I think he’s going to help companies make their financial information more clear and accessible.”

These words of praise are truly meaningful because, trust me:  David gets it.  He is one of the leading political, mommy blogger and social media experts out there.  And he learned it the same way I did:  by trying stuff and figuring it out.

Thanks, pal.  And go Sox!




  1. Becky Richardson Says: October 8, 2008 at 3:53 am

    Congratulations, Mark! And, what a great post about you! Can’t wait to hear about your new job.

  2. I always liked that Wescott guy.

  3. It’s your world, I’m just livin’ in it… 😉

  4. Lindsey Brothers Says: October 8, 2008 at 1:15 pm

    So, Mark is a Republican…guess the word is out!

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