“The future belongs to the risk takers.”

Mark founded FinancePH in 2014 with a mission to eradicate poverty in the Philippines through financial literacy. In 2019, he stepped down as the President and became the current Chairman of the Board to give for the company’s expansion in other related fields particularly in finance. Currently FinancePH has diversified into the following brands/businesses: AETOS FPH, SeminarPH, InheritancePH, and FPH Transpo Company.

He has been a financial advisor since 2009. He is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), an association of the top 5% of financial advisors all over the world. He has been awarded the following designations: Registered Financial Consultant (RFC), Accredited Financial Analyst (AFA), Associate Wealth Planner (AWP) and Associate Estate Planner (AEP). Mark has been a frequent guest of TV shows such as On The Money,NET 25 and The Radio Veritas.

He has also been invited as resource speaker to several students such as MBA students of The Ateneo Graduate School of Business, La Salle University, University of Manila, University of the Philippines, Saint Louis Baguio, University of Santo Tomas and the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants.

He has been invited in two senate hearings by the Senate Ways and Means Committee during the deliberation of Tax Changes proposed by the Duterte administration for Train Package 1. He is also one of the resources speakers for the Senate Tax Amnesty Forum.

Prior to becoming a full time financial advisor, he worked as an IT Auditor of SGV & Co.

Mark comes from Dumaguete City but has been working and living in Makati where he has been married happily with his wife, Mica Fernandez.