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“What I love most about this business is helping people to reach their financial security goals. I feel my job is to inform and educate clients, whether they are successful business owners or business professionals, seniors, or your average family, on what options are best suited to their unique situation, and to coach them along their journey to financial security success.”
Mark was born in Montreal and grew up in Etobicoke. After graduating from Richview Collegiate Mark attended the University of Western Ontario, getting his Honours B.A. in History. After several years in the Telecommunications industry, during which time he earned his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree, he brought that experience with him into the Financial Services industry, where he earned the designation Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) and is currently enrolled in the Certified Financial Planning (CFP®) program.
Over the years, Mark has coached youth soccer and youth hockey teams, as well as coaching 3 Ontario University championship teams in curling. His wife, Jan, is a retired RN who specialized in Intensive Care during her nursing career. His daughter, Jamie, is also a University of Western Ontario graduate (Honours, Bachelor of Science) and is currently working in Marketing for a major Canadian food company. Mark’s son, Greg, is a sports enthusiast who spent 4 years in the Bachelor of Business – Golf Management program at Georgian College. Having spent some time since in the golf industry Greg is currently making a move into the financial services industry “to help others”.
Mark, at one time a competitive curler, today enjoys music – his favourite band is Genesis (of course), golfing, and home renovation and improvement projects.