Mark joined Smith & Howard in 1998, and is a partner in the Tax Services Group. He provides comprehensive tax planning and compliance services to businesses and individuals. In addition, Mark leads the Real Estate Team and also specializes in estate planning and personal financial planning.
Mark earned a BBA in accounting from the University of Georgia and a Master of Taxation degree from Georgia State University. Mark chairs the S&H University Committee, which plans the firm's internal educational curriculum. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he is a member of the Personal Financial Planning Section. He is a member of the Real Estate Group of Atlanta (REGA), the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, the Atlanta Tax Forum, the Financial Planning Association, Georgia Chapter and the Construction Accounting Network. He is also a member and former Treasurer of West Cobb Church.
Mark, his wife and children live in Marietta, Georgia. He spends much of his free time playing with his boys, but also enjoys UGA football and music.® Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.