Mark is a 29 year Commercial Property/Casualty Sales & Service Agent. He has earned the professional designations of Certified Financial Planner and Community Insurance & Risk Management Specialist, CIRMS. He holds degrees in Bio-Medical Engineering and Mathematics from Marquette University-Milwaukee, WI. Mark was the 2006 President of the Community Association Institute-Nevada and was the first person to obtain the Community Insurance & Risk Management Specialist, CIRMS designation in the State of Nevada. This designation recognizes Mark for his professionalism and dedication to the unique tasks of insurance and risk management services to community associations. He was recognized as the 2006 Recruiter of the Year for National CAI. He is the first and for many years the only Nevada member of Registered Professional Liability Underwriters. Mark has previously been actively involved with the Nevada Apartment Association, Nevada Independent Insurance Association and the Institute of Real Estate Management. Mark has served on the boards of many non-profit and charitable originations within our community. He has been a member since 2007 of the CAI- Nevada Legislative Action Committee and regularly testifies before the Nevada Legislature on matters effecting the Common Interest Community Industry. Mark is also recognized as a Risk Management Guest Instructor for the State of Nevada’s Ombudsman Office and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mark has prepared and taught seminars on various insurance and leadership subjects in China, Thailand, and the Philippines. Mark holds insurance licenses in Nevada, Arizona, California and Utah. Mark’s current insurance practice is focused on common interest communities and professional liability.