Mark Kawada

Mark Kawada is a restaurateur, musician, community activist, and craft beer aficionado. He has been general manager of Pier W in Lakewood since 2011. Born and raised in Chicago, he graduated with a finance degree from Michigan State University and has spent more than 20 years in the hospitality industry. He will forever have fond memories of cooking sushi with his Bachan, his Japanese grandmother, as a child.