Mark W. Petro is an experienced financial advisor with over 20 years of client service and has served as President of Lakeland Investor Services, Inc. since 2002. Throughout the "lost decade" which marked the beginning of the new century, Mark has helped his client families patiently navigate the investment climate of the global markets with great care and conviction. Mark brings a multi-disciplined approach to wealth advisory, financial planning and investment management services that grew out of his many years of client service, advanced training, and "in-the-line-of-fire" real life advisory experiences. Prior to launching Lakeland Investor Services, Inc., Mark served as a Financial Advisor with UBS PaineWebber, and has actively held his insurance license since 1995, when he launched his financial services career as an insurance agent. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Mark's wife Soevihati Petro volunteers her time in an administrative support role for Lakeland Investor Services, Inc. where she is instrumental in assisting with the bookkeeping and document imaging requirements. Soevi works full-time as an Administrative Assistant with the regional CPA firm and she previously served for 7 years in a managerial capacity with a global industrial and commercial equipment sales and supplies firm in Southeast Asia.