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Mark Zesbaugh

Board Chair

Mark Zesbaugh is president of Entrepreneurial 180, LLC, which focuses on providing advisory services and investment capital to entrepreneurial and growth-based companies to accelerate overall growth and profitability. He currently works with and has ownership in a portfolio of companies operating in diverse market sectors.

Prior to his current role, Mark spent over 25 years working in the life insurance industry. He most recently served as president and CEO of Security Life Insurance Company, a national life and health insurance carrier focused on ancillary insurance products. Before this role, he advised various New York based equity firms on insurance acquisition opportunities and started a Bermuda-based reinsurance operation. From 1990 – 2007, Mark spent 17 years at Allianz Life Insurance, a large national insurance carrier focused on retirement-oriented insurance products, where he held numerous leadership positions including CEO for the last five years.

Mark sits on numerous for-profit and not-for-profits boards, including serving as trustee of his alma mater, the University of St. Thomas, since 2002. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Public Accountant.