Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Economics and Finance from Oakland University. He then obtained his Master’s in Finance from Walsh College. Mark has held his Series 7, 63, 65 and Life, Accident and Health licenses in the US. He obtained his Certified Investment Management Analyst designation in the US in 2009 and completed his Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning in the UK in 2012, as well as obtaining his Wealth Management license in Hong Kong in 2016.
Mark joined MASECO in 2010 before relocating to Hong Kong in 2016 where he set up MASECO Asia Limited, a separate regulated entity. Mark is now the Director of MASECO Asia Limited located in Hong Kong. This office serves as the Asian hub. His role is very client focused, meeting with all his prospective clients, learning about their goals and helping them to understand the MASECO investment philosophy. He brings a strong technical acumen to the business as well as extensive experience in various aspects of finance and management. He has spoken internationally on various investing and finance-related topics, including engagements throughout the US, as well as London, Hong Kong, Philppines, Singapore, and Dubai.
IN HIS SPARE TIME:
Mark served in the US Marine Corps and is still very committed to the military community. He was formerly the Commandant of the Marine Corps League in London which involved working with the US Marines in the UK.
Earlier in his career Mark worked in his family’s wine business. He continues to have a passion for great wine and fine dining. He also collects first edition books, including his favourite in the collection, Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls. Furthermore, Mark is the proud father of Baxter Beans Sir Nigel Pawington Scher, the family’s beloved Basset hound.
• Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Economics and Finance from Oakland University.
• Master’s in Finance, Walsh College.
• Series 7 (formerly), 63 (formerly), 65 and Life, Accident and Health Licences in the US.
• Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) certified in the US, 2009.
• Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning in the UK, 2012.
• Wealth Management license in Hong Kong, 2016.