Anyone who knows Mark knows he is a fun guy in and out of the office. His passion and deep expertise allow him to help Cohen & Company find practical ways to continually improve.
Mark currently serves as Cohen & Company’s Chief Operating Officer, providing strategic oversight regarding the firm’s most critical infrastructure departments. This includes finance, human resources and information technology, as well as leading a variety of other risk management and operational initiatives.
Prior to serving as COO, Mark spent 30 years in Cohen & Company’s Assurance Practice, where he accumulated experience in a range of industries and audit types — from mutual funds and hedge funds in the investment industry, to a variety of industries related to private companies. With a diverse client base of varying complexities and issues related to valuation, Mark also served as a consultant to investment advisers on business issues throughout the private enterprise lifecycle and advised on the Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) Custody Rule.
- Developed and facilitates Cohen Institute of Leadership training program
- Former board member and/or officer of Habitat for Humanity of Summit County, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greenleaf Family Center, Akron Industrial Incubator and member of Leadership Akron – Class of 2000
- Ohio Society of CPAs
- American Institute of CPAs
Mark’s an avid runner, surprising to those who know him and know that he hated running for years! Something he has always been a fan of though is Disney World, a place he and his family have traveled time and time again. Mark, his wife and their two children live in Richfield, Ohio.