Mark W. Lindsay’s extensive education commenced at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Mark proceeded with his education at the California Western School of Law, where in 1976 he earned the professional degree of Juris Doctor, and was chosen for the honor of Law Review. Mark then attended San Diego State University, acquiring a Masters of Accountancy, focusing in Taxation, in 1980.
Mark invested ten years at one of the international CPA firms, Deloitte, from 1982 to 1992. After this period of working as a Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte, Mark partnered with fellow colleague Stephen Brownell to found their own accounting firm, Lindsay & Brownell, LLP in 1992.
Along with attaining extensive work experience and establishing his own firm, Mark also dedicated eight years serving as a lecturer in tax and accounting at San Diego State University.
Mark lends his knowledge and experience by being involved with various local organizations. Mark currently, is an active member of the YMCA of San Diego County Gift Planning Advisors Council as well as the finance council of the Diocese of San Diego. Formerly, Mark was chairman of the board representing the American Lung Association of San Diego as well as the Lamb’s Players Theater Endowment Trust, sat on the Sharp Coronado Hospital Board of Directors, was on the committee for the Scripps Foundation of Planned Giving and has held the position of executive director for the San Diego County Bar Foundation.