Mark F. Abbey, CPA
mark abbey, cpa

Mark F. Abbey, CPA

Chief Operating Officer

773-399-4351

8600 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 950N
Chicago, Illinois 60631

Mark Abbey is the chief operating officer for Willamette Management Associates. He is resident in our Chicago office. Mark has overall responsibility for executing strategy. He is the point person for overseeing the planning and implementation of the firm’s operational initiatives.

Mark’s day-to-day responsibilities include the management and administration of the accounting, human resources, and information technology operations. His accounting expertise encompasses cash management, financial reporting, budgeting, federal and state income taxes, business and professional liability insurance, and corporate policies and procedures. His human resources expertise includes recruiting, onboarding, staff development, and employee benefits. His oversight of information technology includes the overall IT environment, user support, data backups, network equipment, Internet, and hosted VoIP technologies.

Mark’s industry experience includes retail, manufacturing, and professional services.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Willamette Management Associates, Mark worked as controller and vice president of finance for three closely held companies. Prior to that, Mark worked in the retail industry for Sears Roebuck and Company and Montgomery Ward as a manager of financial planning and analysis. In these positions, he had responsibility for operational budgets, financial forecasts, and inventory management.

Education

Bachelor of Science in accounting, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Professional Designations & Affiliations

Mark is a certified public accountant, registered in the state of Illinois. He is also a member of the Illinois CPA Society.

For a detailed curriculum vitae, please contact Mark Abbey.

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