Mark Minder, RFC, MBA
VP of Retirement Plans and Benefits
Mark has been in the investment industry since 1996. Before joining Darden Wealth Group, he was the President of Minder Planning Group. While working with individual families in their wealth management needs he specializes in providing retirement solutions to small business owners and 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 black lab named Ozzy.