Mark is Partner at Vlaad and Company, focusing on Investment Banking, Equity Research, Private Equity and Corporate Development. Mark brings more than fifteen years of recruiting experience focused in the financial sector, servicing Independent and Bank owned firms, Pension Funds, Asset Managers and TSX 100 companies. The team-oriented approach at Vlaad and Company allows Mark to draw on his teammates extensive hands-on Capital Markets knowledge and experience in order to gain a more complete perspective of the industry. He splits his time between Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Prior to Vlaad and Company, Mark held a leadership position at a large multinational recruiting firm, and prior to that, owned his own recruiting firm for six years. Mark hails from Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec where he was the starting quarterback with the Gaiters varsity football team for three and a half years. An avid runner, he and his wife Erika have participated in many events, including the CIBC Run for the Cure and the 2009 Chicago Marathon, a race he just barely completed. Mark and Erika have a daughter and a son.