Our Team


Mark Zweig - Orchestra Conductor

Mark C. Zweig is the founder and principal designer of the Fayetteville, Arkansas-based design, development, and construction firm that bears his name, Mark Zweig, Inc.  With a passion for houses going back to his childhood designing on graph paper and building scale models out of Legos, Mark simply loves home design and construction.  His homes have been featured in many national, regional and local publications. 

Mark Zweig is also the founder and chairman of Zweig Group.  Zweig Group is a multi-year Inc 500/5000 management consulting, publishing, media and training firm dedicated to serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries.  He is also an Executive-in-Residence teaching entrepreneurship at The Sam M. Walton College of Business, and has previously served as an Adjunct Professor teaching in the Fay Jones School of Architecture.  He is an owner, investor, and Board Member in several different architecture and engineering ventures.  Mark grew up in Kirkwood, Missouri, and has lived in St. Louis, Southern Illinois, Memphis, the DFW area, and the Boston area during his lifetime.  He loves his adopted home of Fayetteville, Arkansas, thanks to the people, climate, topography, and entrepreneurial spirit here.  He earned both his Bachelor and Master degrees from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 


Sonya stout - executive vice president...of everything

Sonya Stout, a lifelong Fayetteville resident, has worked around houses most of her adult working life. After an 18 year stint in mortgage banking, she worked four and a half years for Zweig Group as head of Finance and Administration before moving to Mark Zweig, Inc., where she serves a multi-purpose role of managing all operations, financial management, project management, procurement, and design.  No one has a better work ethic or service orientation than Sonya!


Nic bauer - kicking assets...taking names

Nic is a licensed REALTOR® and joined our team in early 2017 after graduating from the University of Arkansas with degrees in Real Estate Finance and Accounting. Nic handles our accounting, web design, social media, and property management. 

sam spelts - doer...pantologist

Sam Spelts is one of the most multi-talented people you will ever meet.  He has owned his own siding company, worked as a professional painter in a custom trailer company, is an experienced auto and motorcycle mechanic, seasoned welder, and all around jack of all trades.  He also makes custom lamps out of a variety of found objects in his spare time.

donald bowien - Master carpenter

Donald is a licensed contractor and takes great pride in his meticulous work. He joined our team in 2017 and helps us take care of even the most complicated projects.