Mark has been in the investment industry since 1996. Before joining Darden Wealth Group, he was an advisor at Chisholm & Darden Investment Advisors, now C&D Advisors. He specializes in providing retirement plan solutions to small business owners and local Not for Profit Organizations.
Mark has his RFC® Registered Financial Consultant Certification through the IARFC). He also holds his MBA in Finance from Davenport University. He also worked at TIAA-CREF as the key investment advisor on over 30 institutional accounts throughout the state of Michigan. Mark has a passion for helping people building towards and through a successful retirement.
His investment philosophy in a few words: Staying focused on why you are investing, not the day to day news feeds.
His market beliefs: Markets never seem to be rational, we must invest with a goal in mind and understating of what risks are involved in obtaining that goal.
His favorite market books: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
His favorite book: Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
His favorite mantra: Dance like no one is watching.
Mark has a daughter Emmerson and a German Sheppard/Malamute dog Tulu.