Analyst, Portfolio Manager
Mark joined GPM in 2015. He is a research analyst focused on high quality businesses. He is a GPM shareholder and a key portfolio management team partner. Mark follows markets closely and has a deep understanding of GPM’s portfolio companies. His work includes evaluating companies under consideration as potential additions to portfolios and our GPM Grade Focus List. His extensive research involves analyzing company regulatory filings, presentations, news developments, analyst research reports, and other public material. Mark’s experience is leveraged across portfolio strategy, research focus, investment process execution, and client engagement. Mark is a thought leader involved in GPM’s digital and technology advancement initiatives, building on his prior experience as a computer technician providing IT support to a variety of industrial companies in the Chicago area.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb – 2015.
Mark's lifelong interest in eventually owning a farm led him through business school, where he focused on Financial Markets & Investments, Economics, Managerial & Financial Accounting, and Business Calculus & Statistics, while being a leading member of the school’s investment association. He enjoys being outdoors, fishing for Northern pike, and music as a producer and drummer. Mark joined Sony’s music community in 2001, leading to hundreds of collaborations with artists around the world to date.