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"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." – Michelangelo

Mark Ghafari, MBA

Director, Senior Wealth Advisor

Mark works with entrepreneurs, families and institutions to manage their wealth through fiduciary-based financial planning and investment management. 

Prior to Strategies, Mark worked with a world-class wealth management team at a large financial institution. Prior to that, he was a professional basketball player in Lebanon and played in tournaments across Europe, Asia and Africa.

Mark earned his MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship. 

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kalamazoo College, where he was a three-time captain of the basketball team and two-time Academic All-American. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the College. 

Mark and his wife, Caitlin, enjoy traveling, eating great food and spending time with their dog, Penelope.

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