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The Team

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Mark Watson

Dr. Mark Watson is an entrepreneur with a passion for helping others. Holding a doctorate with executive management focus and two masters' degrees, Dr. Watson also earned specialty certifications in areas of orthopedic physical therapy, aging-in-place, practice management, change management, and process improvement. Outside of work, he enjoys time with his family  and serves in various Christian ministries.

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Rena Watson

Rena Watson is a wealth of knowledge and experience from her former career as a top-level mergers and acquisition (M&A) executive and as a seasoned marketing and promotions specialist. Rena successfully led and managed sizable organizations in a variety of economic sectors. She has executed, directed, or coordinated billions of dollars in M&A transactions. Holding an MBA and BS in chemical engineering, Rena is also a nutritional biochemist and environmental chemical engineer.

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James Derfel

James Derfel has 20+ years of experience in the automotive industry and is adept in serving and improving company systems while supporting and valuing people. He joined the Watson Companies in the summer of 2021 with a desire to help small businesses thrive. His role is to help coordinate and lead projects, serve the company and their customers and to hold high standards of excellence as we invest, serve and grow.


Katie Schoneboom

Katie Schoneboom has a background in Army Human Resources and holds her master's degree in Human Resource Development from Clemson University. She has a passion for serving people and believes an organization's employees are their most important resource. She has been apart of the Watson Co team since the summer of 2022 and loves getting to take care of and support its wonderful employees.

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