Mark is the Principal and a Private Wealth Advisor at Compton Wealth. He founded the firm in 2009 after working as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch for several years. He has been providing independent financial advice to high-net-worth families, executives of public corporations, and small business owners for over twenty years. He is passionate about developing a personalized plan to help preserve and grow family wealth in a manner that helps each client achieve their unique financial goals. After graduating from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Mark was inspired to pursue a career in financial services to educate investors on the positive influence strategic financial decisions can have on their lives. As a fiduciary, Mark is proud to provide independent and unbiased financial advice.
Active in the community, Mark enjoys supporting organizations that benefit the health and wellness of others and the education of children in the Hampton Roads area. Mark serves on the Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters Foundation Board and Investment Committee. He also serves on the Board and Investment Committee of the Access College Foundation. When he is away from the office, Mark loves spending time with family and friends, golfing, boating, and enjoying quality time with his wife Melynda and their two daughters.
Certifications & Licenses: Certified Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), Series 66 Securities License, and the Virginia Life, Health, and Annuities License.