Mark Schmelzle, of Valley Center, earned his bachelor's of science degree in accounting in 1999, and his master's of business administration degree in 2000. He is a certified public accountant, licensed in Kansas and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He joined Allen, Gibbs & Houlik in 2001. He was promoted to manager in 2005 and then to senior manager in 2008. Mark serves primarily as an assurance manager specializing in serving middle-market, closely held businesses. Mark has nearly 10 years of experience serving clients in the following industries: financial services, mortgage banking, retail, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, Mark F. Schmelzle auto and construction equipment dealerships, oil and gas, and investment banking. He also manages all of the firm's ERISA auditing.