Mark joined Raymond James in October 2016. He is a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of Penn State University's Smeal College of Business where he attained a degree in Finance with Highest Distinction honors. Mark had the opportunity to intern with Joe at Merrill Lynch during the summers of 2009 and 2010, and upon graduation, he joined Deloitte Consulting's finance technology practice where he worked for 3½ years. While with Deloitte, Mark helped solve complex business problems, improve performance, and generate value for his clients across a broad base of industries. In June 2014, he re-joined Joe's team at Merrill Lynch. Mark and the team pride themselves on delivering a personalized experience that centers around understanding clients' financial goals and delivering customized strategies best suited to achieve them. Mark holds the Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM (AAMS®) professional designation from the College for Financial Planning. Outside of work, Mark enjoys running and playing basketball. He is originally from Stormville, NY and currently resides in Brewster, NY with his wife, Catherine, and their sons, Joey (3), and Michael (1).