Mark Pugel

Mark Pugel

President of DB Tax & Wealth, Accounting Director


Mark graduated from St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and is also proud to be a graduate of Marquette University High School here in Milwaukee. Mark played baseball through his junior year in college, and became an assistant coach for his senior season. He began his career in accounting with Midwest Express Airlines, as a data entry clerk in the Revenue Accounting department. He was promoted 5 times in 4 years and was trusted to work in correlation with other departments on many projects, creating enhancements to out of date processes and automated tasks that were formerly manual. In 2001, Mark was hired as a staff accountant for Time Warner Cable. In 2006 when the company switched gears and regionalized positions, he gladly accepted a new role as a Financial Analyst. Over the course of his career there, Mark’s skill set grew in many areas. He gained valuable experience in creating and reading financial statements, compiling annual budgets and monthly outlooks, 1099-MISC calculations and submissions, Federal and State Tax filings, data analytics and compliance auditing. Over the course of 11 years, Mark became an expert in Microsoft Excel, learning most everything on his own. This knowledge allows him to create working templates for tax and financial services needs. Mark joined the DB Tax & Wealth team in 2013. He began working on special projects such as Business Valuations and Tax Audits, but was needed to fill the role of Small Business Accountant almost immediately. After many years in the Corporate world, Mark finds it very rewarding to work with clients where he knows that his work makes a difference. In 2014, he obtained his Series 7 - General Securities Representative Examination & Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam. Mark lives in the Town of Raymond, is married and has 4 children that keep him busy. He is an avid sports fan, loves his Brewers, Packers and Badgers.

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