Upon graduating from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Mark moved to Chicago and began his career in the futures industry in 1990 with the Agricultural Hedging Group at Merrill Lynch. In 1997 Mark earned a Master’s of Science in Financial Markets & Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 2000 his team moved to Prudential Bache Commodities. In February 2009 he joined the Archer Financial Services team. Throughout his career his team has serviced a wide array of agri-business including farmers, grain elevators, poultry and cattle operations, seed companies, and food manufacturers. We are actively involved in our clients strategic planning and trade execution in managing their commodity price risk. Along with their 3 children, Mark and his wife Tracy, reside in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.