Strategic Partners
J.P. Mark, President

The founder of Farmhouse Equity Research, LLC, J.P. Mark is a highly acclaimed equity research analyst. Prior to launching his own firm, Mr. Mark was Managing Director and Director of Research for Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco. He created and managed the largest small-cap focused research team on the West Coast and established new standards for quality of research and analyst integrity. He was broadly acknowledged by institutional investors as an early advocate of systematic and continuous channel checking.

At Wells Fargo, Mr. Mark also served as a Senior Equity Research Analyst covering the wireless telecommunications industry where he was widely quoted by national media. He served as an occasional guest lecturer for Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, J.P. Mark was a Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst at Dain Rauscher Wessels in Dallas and San Francisco. While at Dain, Mr. Mark was selected by Nokia Corporation to deliver the keynote address on capital markets at the Nokia Panorama in 1998. Mr. Mark previously worked in research at the investment banking firms of Montgomery Securities and Robertson, Stephens & Company in San Francisco.

Before entering the field of equity research, Mr. Mark worked for Paul Kagan Associates in Carmel, California where he wrote on a wide range of subjects relating to the Cable TV industry. Mr. Mark also worked at Harvard Business School where he wrote case studies for the General Management Department and the Advanced Management Program (AMP).

J.P. Mark received his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1983. He received an MS in Environmental Health Engineering/Public Health from the Civil Engineering Department at Tufts University in 1982. He graduated, cum laude, from Tufts University in 1981. He is an NASD licensed securities principal, having successfully passed the Series 7, 63 and 24 exams.

Mr. Mark resides in California with his wife and three children.

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