In May 2016, Mark joined the North Carolina Association of CPAs as their Chief Operating Officer where he oversees communications, member engagement, professional development, finance and administration. Prior to this position, Mark worked for Fidelity Bank, a community-bank of approximately $2 billion in assets with 60 branches in North Carolina and Virginia, as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for three years where he oversaw several operational departments, information technology, project management and strategic planning, as well as the co-creation of the Bank’s Business Solutions department. Prior to this position, Mark worked for Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP for 10 years, rising to the level of senior manager in the firm’s financial institutions group. He has experience with both SEC registered and privately held clients providing assurance services, M&A and other due diligence consulting, SEC reporting and outsourced Sarbanes-Oxley/FDICIA-related services.
He is currently a CGMA professional, as well as a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of North Carolina since 2004. Mark was a member of AICPA Council from 2013-2016 and served on various Boards of Directors including the NCACPA as a Board member and then Treasurer, the Triangle Land Conservancy as a Board Member and Treasurer, and NC State University’s Poole College of Management’s Accounting Department Advisory Board.