Vice President, enjoys working with individual and families to help them navigate financially through their different stages of life. He does this by helping people deal with various financial issues such as debt planning, college planning, retirement planning and surviving spouse assistance. He provides detailed and comprehensive personal service for those transitioning into retirement and for those who have lost their spouse. He is a lifelong resident of Lubbock, TX and resides there with his wife Laurie, who works as the Administrative Assistant for the Financial Group of the Southwest. They have three children; James, serving in the Marine Corps, Katie, a high school freshman, and Natalie, a fourth grader. The family enjoys participating in sports and attending Texas Tech sporting events. Mark enjoys coaching youth fast pitch softball and basketball, as well as teaching youth Sunday school classes.