Mark Lester, CFP® joined Beden Wealth Management in 2004 and is the Financial Planning Director and Agency Supervisory Officer. Mark is a native of West Hartford, Connecticut and began his financial services career in 2001, working as an agent for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). He found his niche in Financial Planning and was appointed Director of Financial Planning in 2004.
A graduate of The University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Mark Lester holds Series 6, 7, 63, 65, 24 and 53 registrations with FINRA (www.finra.org) and is licensed in the states of Maryland, Florida, Connecticut and Virginia to sell life, accident/health, variable insurance and securities products. In addition, Mark is licensed to sell securities in all 50 states, DC, PR, and USVI.Mark has also earned an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University.
Mark enjoys canoeing, camping, hiking, photography, and playing guitar. He is also a volunteer in the public and business community. Mark has served on committees for the Arthritis Foundation, and the National Capital Chapter of the Business Ethics Award.
Mark Lester is a registered principal of, and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC, Member SIPC (www.SIPC.org). Beden Wealth Management is not a subsidiary or affiliate of MML Investors Services, LLC, or its affiliated companies.
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