Mark joined Karstens Investment Counsel in 2006 as a Retirement Plan Specialist. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree with specialization in Accounting from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He has received formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility, and earned his Accredited Investments Fiduciary Auditor (AIFA®) designation. Mark’s professional experience includes managing client relationships, retirement plan consulting and plan administration at both Silverstone (formerly Mammel & Associates) and Milliman, Inc. He has over 31 years of experience in the retirement plan industry, and is a member of the Pension Council of the Midlands. Mark and his wife Julie live in Arlington, Nebraska.