As a land broker and auctioneer, Mark is experienced in agricultural, recreational, and transitional real estate, as well as 1031 exchanges. He is a member of the Realtors Land Institute and National Auctioneers Association, and is an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) and Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) – designations held only by individuals who have achieved the highest level of education, experience, and professionalism in the industry.
Mark grew up on a row crop and livestock farm in Clinton County, Iowa. He continues working with his family on the operation, maintaining his current knowledge of production agriculture.
Mark graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering, holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa, and serves on an advisory board for the College of Engineering at Iowa State. Prior to joining MGW, Mark held a variety of leadership roles with General Mills, Inc., in California, Iowa, and Illinois.
Mark and his wife, Kristin, are the proud parents of one daughter, Madison.