BACKLIT: Mark Shaker

Mark Shaker is co-owner operator and founder of the Stanley Marketplace. Stanley opened in North Aurora in the Fall of 2016. Originally from Chicago, Mark moved to Stapleton in 2008. He’s also a baseball player. Shaker has been playing America’s favorite past time for 40 years, since he was four. He played actively on a league until last year, where his preferred positions were third base and pitcher.
Portrait by Philip B. Poston/The Sentinel