Born in 1975 in Odessa, TX, Mark Matta is the youngest of two children. Mark loves Odessa and has lived in Odessa his entire life and in District 1 for over 20 years. While Odessa is a great city, Mark’s fresh ideas and vison for the city of Odessa can unite the citizens of district 1 and develop positive improvement for the city.
Education & Employment
Mark attended Pease Elementary, Crockett Jr. High, Odessa High School where he graduated with honors. After high school, Mark attended Odessa College and Texas Tech University where he majored in Business Management.
Mark has been active in the community serving in various organizations such as Odessa Barrio Lions Club, Mission Messiah, coaching youth/club soccer and currently serving as a board member for the Odessa Soccer Association. Mark is also active in his church, Odessa Bible Church where he serves on the praise and worship team for the English and Spanish services.
Mark currently works as an account manager for an oil/gas supply house. It provides him with the perfect platform to meet and visit with people within the community allowing him to feel the pulse of this great city.
Mark has been married to his wife for over 20 years. They have 3 amazing children; one who is in college and two that currently attend schools in Ector County. He also enjoys running and competing in obstacle course races such as Tough Mudders and has also competed in triathlons.