Leadership Team

Mark Franklin, VP Income Tax and Assured Services

Mark Franklin started his career in retail at the age of 13 as a lot boy at a local car dealership in Minneapolis. After graduating from Augsburg College with a degree in Accounting and Finance, he joined Supervalu Retail Accounting as a Staff Accountant. Through his hard work and dedication, Mark held various positions at Supervalu, eventually becoming the Director of Income Tax and Accounting. In August 1991, he successfully passed the CPA exam and earned his license in the state of Minnesota.

In June 2005, Mark went on to establish Retail Financial Services, a CPA firm based in Minnesota. The firm provided accounting, income tax, and advisory services to independent retailers across the nation. After many years of success, Retail Financial Services merged with FMS in August 2022. Mark now serves as the VP of Income Tax and Assured Services at FMS and provides income tax, estate planning, and fractional CFO services to the FMS family of independent retailers.