Mark grew up in Carmi, Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.   Mark continued his education at the University of Illinois, where he earned his Masters of Business Administration (MBA). 

Mark began his professional career at the corporate headquarters of Amoco Corporation in Chicago, Illinois.  He spent nine years with Amoco, both in Chicago and Denver, Colorado. Mark received several promotions during this time and was a Manager of Business Development when he left the company to return to the family business in southern Illinois.

Mark joined Northwestern Mutual in 1991.  Mark earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™( CFP ®) certification in 1993 and his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU

®) in 1995.

In 1997, Mark was appointed Managing Partner of the Evansville Regional office, which included Southwestern Indiana, Western Kentucky, and Southeastern Illinois.  He served in this capacity until December 31, 2005 when he returned to private practice as a Wealth Management Advisor.

Associations and Memberships

Southwestern Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

Evansville Estate Planning Council

Mark F Cox, CFP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Cox Financial


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