Mark joined Compass in 2006 and has worked in the financial industry since 1999. At Compass, he is a member of the investment committee, which oversees the equity and fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Compass, Mark worked on the private placement team at Prudential Capital Group in San Francisco from 1999 to 2006 where he invested debt and equity capital on behalf of Prudential Financial and other institutional clients directly through the private market. Prior to that, he was an analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group of US Bancorp Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis. From 1997 to 1999, Mark competed in various professional golf tours in the United States and Canada. He received a BA in finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.