Mark Trench

WM Mark Trench

Education

University of Connecticut
B.S. in Business Administration

Years of Experience

25 Years

Industry Expertise

Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, Insurance, Online Gaming

Big Four Alma Mater

PwC, EY

Mark Trench

Managing Director – Advisory

Mark brings more than 25 years of financial consulting and executive management experience to WilliamsMarston LLC. Prior to WilliamsMarston, Mark was a Managing Director at Chord Advisors, LLC, a boutique accounting advisory firm serving more than 400 pre-IPO, public and private equity-backed growth companies on a variety of technical accounting, SEC reporting and capital markets transactions. While at Chord Advisors, Mark advised clients on a variety of complex matters including revenue recognition, consolidation and variable interest entities, business combinations, derivative instruments, financial instruments, fair value measurement, leases, segment reporting, SEC reporting and insurance/reinsurance accounting. His broad industry expertise includes cryptocurrency, online gaming, insurance and financial services.

Prior to Chord Advisors, Mark was a Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President at Arch Capital Group Limited. While at Arch, he was responsible for researching, analyzing and developing accounting policies for accounting and financial reporting technical matters related to US GAAP, SEC, IFRS and local statutory reporting. Prior to working at Arch, Mark was a Director, Accounting Specialist within the U.S. Financial Services Group at Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings. He also authored and contributed to published research concerning emerging accounting issues and spoke on behalf of S&P at various insurance conferences. Mark spent five years at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) as a Project Manager leading projects pertaining to the insurance industry such as the international insurance contracts project, financial guarantee insurance and risk transfer as well as working on several financial instrument projects. Mark began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and EY LLP where he rose to the level of Senior Manager and worked in both the United States and Bermuda.

Mark is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut with concentrations in Accounting and Finance.