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Mark Wilkin, CPA, has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Mark Wilkin is noted for his distinguished tenure in insurance and financial planning

A CPA for over 20 years, he maintains a professional edge with memberships with the CFO Leadership Council and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    ALLENTOWN, PA, March 27, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mark Wilkin, CPA, has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected based on current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all considered during the selection process.

With nearly 25 years of professional experience in financial services, Mr. Wilkin has been lauded for his success as the chief financial officer and a business development executive at Andesa Services Inc. In addition to providing financial direction that accelerates the company's growth, he oversees business development efforts (sales and marketing) and risk management (legal and external risk). He is also a vital member of the chief executive officer's strategic planning team, contributing capital planning, revenue growth, and diversification strategies.

Experienced in a myriad of aspects of the profession, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), Mr. Wilkin was an instrumental stakeholder in Andesa Services' transition to an employee-owned company. In this regard, Mr. Wilkin is credited with the initiation and execution of a stock buy-back transaction in January 2020, which allowed Andesa Services employees to own 100% of the company via an ESOP and to participate in the benefits of ownership. Furthermore, Mr. Wilkin is committed to educating employees by teaching business acumen, financial literacy, and ESOP concepts.

A fully remote company, Andesa Services is a leading provider of solutions for the life insurance and annuities industries, offering innovative cloud-based software and third-party administration services for policy lifecycle management. Leveraging private cloud technology, Andesa Services streamlines carriers, brokers, and stakeholders' pursuit of strategic sales opportunities and the opportunity to navigate rapid market change and time-to-market demands.

From 2000 to 2011, Mr. Wilkin garnered expertise as an audit senior manager at KPMG LLP US in Philadelphia, an audit, tax, and advisory firm, where he was accountable for all audit phases, including supervision of multiple field teams, project and profitability management, coordination of actuarial, tax, IT, and forensics specialists, and review of SEC filings. Equally invested in his community, Mr. Wilkin has held multiple not-for-profit Board positions where he was a key risk, financial, and business-acumen contributor. Currently, Mr. Wilkin has lent his expertise to Ashland University as a strategic advisor to the university's Artificial Intelligence Certificate Program.

As a testament to his success, Mr. Wilkin was named among the 10 Best Chief Financial Officers in C Level Focus by Leaders That Matter in 2021 and was a featured radio guest on "Executive Leaders Radio" in 2022. Prior to these achievements, Mr. Wilkin was selected for inclusion in Lehigh Valley Business' 40 Under 40 list and a finalist for Chief Financial Officer of the Year award in 2019.

Before starting his career, Mr. Wilkin earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and management information systems from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A CPA for over 20 years, he maintains a professional edge with memberships with the CFO Leadership Council and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Wilkin attributes his professional achievements to his unwavering work ethic, firmly advocating that dedication and perseverance are indispensable for success. He also stresses the significance of team collaboration and interpersonal skills, asserting that nurturing strong relationships with colleagues is vital for organizational growth. Looking ahead, he is committed to advancing in his career and ultimately reaching the position of chief executive officer.

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