Mark Basom

Client Service Associate
(509) 359-9788

Mark joined Blackwell Financial Services in 2017 as a part-time Client Service Associate.  He continues to support Pete in a part-time capacity as a Client Service Associate, marketing coordinator, and special projects facilitator.

In 2006, after 40 years with the J. C. Penney Company, Mark retired as a store manager. He then taught seated and online business and communications classes at Missouri State University - West Plains as an adjunct instructor from 2006-2017.  While in West Plains, he helped develop the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OZSBI) as an original member of the board of directors and was an OZSBI small business mentor. He has held positions on many city, county, and community boards as well.

Mark also helped as a part-time Branch Office Administrator for Edward Jones for nearly ten years supporting 13 different branches in Missouri, Spokane, and Spokane Valley. He worked nearly full-time at Pete’s office during his last year with Edward Jones.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, from the University of Washington and a Master of Science in Administrative Studies from Missouri State University.

Growing up in Seattle and married nearly 55 years, Mark and his wife, Diane, moved back to the northwest to be closer to their children and two grandchildren.