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Mark turns big research questions into relevant key findings and big ideas into products for a changing world as one of North America’s top cooperative finance thinkers. His critical thinking shows through in his approaches to innovation and research on consumer behavior.
As CEO of Filene, he leads a team of brilliant thinkers, who deliver research and innovation to inspire people to understand the opportunities for cooperative finance to transform communities and lives.
An internationally recognized consumer finance expert published in dozens of publications, Mark has lectured to audiences up to 4,000 in locations across Asia, Australia, Europe, North Africa, and North America. He has advised the US Department of the Treasury and lectured in a variety of academic settings, including Harvard Business School.
Mark is an attorney licensed to practice law in Colorado and Arizona, formerly of the firm of Montgomery, Little & McGrew. He also held executive posts with Arizona State Credit Union and CUNA Mutual Group. He served on the board of directors for Summit Credit Union, the largest credit union in Wisconsin, for ten years.
“The greatest mistake that we can make, however, is to assume that principles which once were true remain true forever.” - Edward A. Filene, December 9, 1936
The Latest from Mark
Filene's Annual GAC Chair's Breakfast
At the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, Filene's GAC Chair's Breakfast shared insights into exciting new innovations happening at Filene and across the credit union industry.
Filene’s “Inner Circle” Enables Research and Incubation on Key Issues Impacting Credit Unions
Filene would like the thank its Inner Circle for their continuous support for Filene’s Centers of Excellence. The support comes from 48 organizations spanning the entire U.S.
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