Mark graduated from The University of Akron in 1990 with a degree in accounting and is a licensed C.P.A. in Florida and Ohio. Mark began his career as a staff accountant in Cleveland, OH in 1989. He transitioned into Director of Business Development in 1996 for the College Store Trade Association. Mark spent 10 years as a commercial banker in the Tampa Bay area has over 25 years of business development and consulting experience having worked with small and medium-sized businesses. He serves on the Board of Directors of the SPCA Tampa Bay. Since joining the firm, Mark has focused on building a business advisory consulting model that takes a holistic approach to tax efficiency and planning for our clients. A leader in the accounting industry, Mark is dedicated to using his expertise and business acumen to help his peers adapt to the changing accounting landscape. He is one of the lead presenters for the Thomson Reuters flagship thought leadership event series, Partner Summit: Moving Your Practice Forward, which helps accounting firms become the trusted business advisors their clients need.