Mark received a Bachelor of Science and Finance from Western Michigan University in 1994. Before joining Raymond James in 2018, Mark spent 11 years with Wells Fargo Advisors as an Assistant Vice President and Financial Advisor. Before joining Wells Fargo Advisors as a Financial Advisor in 2007, Mark spent 9 years in the retirement community as a vendor (1 year at Minnesota Life - Securian Retirement Distributors, 5 years at ING, 3 years at CIGNA Retirement & Investment Services) servicing and selling retirement plan solutions to plan sponsors and participants. Prior to that, he spent 4 years (3 years at Stein Roe Mutual Funds, 1 year at American Express Financial Advisors) assisting individual participants with investment selection and investment planning to reach their retirement goals. He has extensive experience and background with design and implementation of: 401k, Profit sharing, 403b, & 457 plans. Additionally, Mark has extensive experience in assisting individual participants with investment risk tolerance assessment, investment asset allocation, and investment planning for retirement.