Mark was inducted into Troy Rotary Wednesday, Feb. 12
Welcome, Mark, to  the Rotary Club of Troy and to our global Rotary Family!!
 
 
Mark is originally from Davenport Iowa (see movie Field of Dreams for additional information) and one of nine children.  He served in the US Army with duty tours at Ft. hood Texas and Germany.  After the military Mark studied at St. Ambrose College.  This included the college’s international study program at the renowned Goethe Language Institute in the cities of Gottingen and Prien in Germany(3 month language study) as well as 2 years at the prestigious University of Vienna.  Graduating from St. Ambrose College with degrees in Economics, Business Administration and German.
Never one to let the grass grow under his feet, after graduation, Mark traveled around the country living in Boston, Dallas and Tucson for different investment companies.  From Tucson he took off for a position in Heidelberg and met his wife Jasmyn.  They have 2 daughters, Chelsea(Wayne State graduate) and Jackie(served in the U.S. Marines and currently studying in San Dieago)  Deciding the socialistic mentality was not conducive to Mark’s Iowa upbringing (Mark likes the smell of cow manure) the family moved to Troy where they have resided for over 25 years.
Mark is a member of the Oakland County Senior Advisory Council, has 2 businesses, True Harbour Wealth Management & Advisory Group and Senior Planning Services of Michigan.
The family enjoys camping and skiing. Some tennis and hitting golf balls.  Mark also completed the Boulder Outdoor Survivor School 2-week field course.  Mark has participated in  several triathlons and is currently trying to lose 20lbs to get back at it!  Outside all of that, Mark has a very dry sense of humor.  Please give him hell!