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After graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1998 with an accounting degree, and earning his Certified Public Accountant license in 2000, Bo got his start working for BKD as a staff accountant. Primarily functioning as an auditor and consultant in the transportation, manufacturing, and health care industries, Bo gained valuable experience still used today. In 2003, he left BKD to join a group of investors that would later become Image Strategic Partners.
As Director of Business Development at Image, Bo’s primary responsibilities include partner relationship management, facilitation and start-up of new projects, and managerial oversight of internal and external marketing and sales.
Married since 1999, and a father of four children, He is passionate about his role as a husband and father. His family calls Grove, Oklahoma, home where he is active in the local church, and the Grove community. Bo enjoys finding rest in the outdoors, and loves to sneak away for a hunting or fishing trip when time allows.
Mark promptly earned his Certified Public Accountant license the following year after graduating from Oklahoma State University with an accounting degree in 1994. From there he spent five years in public accounting between BKD and Ernst & Young auditing companies of various sizes in healthcare, energy, communication, and even a few government entities. Over the next 10 years, Mark worked for WilTel Communications, Arrow Trucking, and SemGroup respectively, holding titles ranging from controller to CFO and treasury director.
In 2009, Mark received an unexpected call from Bo, who he met at BKD, asking if he wanted to join Image Strategic Partners. Wanting to get out of corporate America and take on a new challenge, Mark was pleased to join the Image team and is now our Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. Strategic planning, risk management, operational oversight, and banking relationships all fall under Mark’s charge at Image.
A father of two and married since 1993, Mark spends his free time playing golf and watching his kids play basketball. Mark also has a passion for muscle cars and is the proud owner of a 1969 Camaro and a 1970 Cutlass 442 that he restored himself.
Image Strategic Partners is not a CPA firm and do not provide public accounting services.