About Mark Cook
Owner from July 2009 to present, Mark E Cook CPA LLC
Mark Cook is a Senior Executive, experienced in finance, accounting, information systems, strategic planning, mergers/acquisitions, and all facets of operation management, producing outstanding results in customer satisfaction and productivity. Adept strategist with an eye toward profitability and maximizing shareholder value.
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Florida. He also posses a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Florida and has extensive (25+ years) experience in all aspects of tax, operations management, accounting and finance related to small, medium and large businesses. He has also served as a controller and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a variety of companies and industries.
CFO, October 2005 to July 2009 Ginn Financial Services LLC
Wholly owned subsidiary of The Ginn Companies, LLC organized as a mortgage lender for buyers of real estate within the Ginn properties. TITLE: Chief Financial Officer Responsible for all financial and accounting activities for the Mortgage Company as well as secondary marketing activities.
VP Servicing, March 2000 to October 2005 National Australia Bank
National Americas Investment, Inc. Jacksonville, FL. Special entity organized for the sale of HomeSide Lending to Washington Mutual Bank, FA (WAMU.) NAB retained 40 people from 2,700 to manage the post-sale operations and contract obligations. Mark Cook was chosen to manage the sub-servicing relationship and contract obligations with WAMU. TITLE: Vice President, servicing managed indemnifications for representations and warranties for two large sale contracts from NAB to Washington Mutual Bank, FA (sale of $140 billion in servicing rights), and MidFirst Bank (sale of $13 billion in servicing rights). Also managed all aspects of servicing for a portfolio of $100 million in Government Insured Loans. HomeSide Lending, Inc. Jacksonville, FL sixth largest Mortgage Banker in the United States (2000) with a portfolio of loans in excess of $187 billion. A wholly owned subsidiary of National Australia Bank. TITLE: Vice President, Performance Planning and Analysis responsible for developing and implementing the budget for HomeSide Lending, Inc. and its international subsidiaries. Mark Cook also managed a staff of financial analysts, providing vital reporting and analysis of all operations of the Mortgage Bank.