G. Mark Mickelson, President/Owner
G. Mark Mickelson founded Mickelson & Company, LLC based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in early 2006.
Mickelson & Company's
practice includes arranging financings in the rail industry for over 180 railroads.
Mickelson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the South Dakota Bar Association.
Prior to starting Mickelson & Company, Mickelson and his partner at Mickelson & Newell handled the corporate divestiture process for over 50 locations in a mechanical sub-contracting subsidiary owned by Lennox International, a Richardson, Texas, based Fortune 500 Company.
From 1997 through 2003, Mark was employed by Northwestern Corporation, a public utilities company headquartered in Sioux Falls and from 1993 to 1996 he was an executive with Hegg Companies, a Sioux Falls real estate development company (where he arranged his first tax credit based financing).
Since 2004, Mickelson
has also been involved as an active owner in the ongoing development of 200 acres of land (light industrial, office, and commerical) in northwest Sioux Falls, SD.
In 1993, Mickelson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts and became a licensed member of the South Dakota State Bar.
In 1988, Mickelson graduated with highest honors from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Accounting.
From 1988 to 1990, Mark was an audit staff member for Deloitte & Touche in Minneapolis, MN.
Mickelson serves on the South Dakota Governor's Board of Economic Development, is Treasurer of the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, President of the Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club, Chair of the South Dakota Community Foundation and a trustee and supporter of the University of South Dakota Foundation.
and his wife, Cynthia Hart Mickelson (who serves as Treasurer for U.S.
Mark has run one marathon (Boston- 1993), is an eagle scout, and is the son of South Dakota's late Governor George S. Mickelson, and Linda Mickelson Graham.
enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and his
children's activity of the season.
Cynthia is married to G. Mark Mickelson
and they have three sons.