• Mark Grywacheski

    Investment Advisor


As an expert in market volatility, market analysis, and risk management, Mark began his career on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, where he successfully traded derivatives and structured products for over fourteen years. In addition, he served as a derivatives industry Arbitrator and sat on multiple Chicago financial exchange committees for over a decade. Mark continues to view life as exciting and full of opportunities. With a commitment to life-long learning, he consistently strives to see the bigger picture in any given situation.


  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law
  • MS in Accounting from Illinois State University
  • BS in Accounting from Illinois State University

Industry Experience:

  • Investment Adviser Representative; Irongate International
  • Second Vice President; Northern Trust Corporation
  • Derivatives Trader; Ronin Capital, Bluefin Trading, PFTC Trading, TD Securities
  • Internal Audit Deputy Manager; United Overseas Bank
  • Internal Auditor; Northern Trust Corporation


After spending fourteen years on the CBOE trading floor, Mark finds the advisory world a welcome and refreshing change. With a gift for explaining difficult concepts, he enjoys opportunities to educate people who want a greater understanding of their investments and the capital markets as a whole.

Mark lives in Geneseo and maintains a residence in Chicago, offering a presence to our clients that live in the Chicago area. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, attending sporting events, and traveling to remote areas of the world.

"The investment world can seem very complicated. I enjoy helping people understand how the markets work and how they can benefit from various investment strategies."