Mark Burns is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and longtime resident of Paradise, CA where he has lived for nearly five decades. For more than 20 years, he has focused on helping families, corporate executives and business owners in Paradise and surrounding communities to pursue a broad range of goals through an approach to planning that places their needs first.
He began his financial services career at Paine Webber/UBS in 1992 and joined Barrett Financial Services in 2009. Mark owned and managed Paradise Foster’s Freeze from 1979-1992. His hands-on experience and deep understanding of the needs and challenges business owners face makes him uniquely qualified to provide insightful and timely advice to business owners and their families.
Mark graduated from Paradise High School in the top 10% of his class and went on to receive a degree in biological sciences from the University of California – Davis. He also attended Simpson College where he focused on bible studies. He is a Life, Disability and Variable Annuity licensee and is a registered representative with LPL Financial.
Mark and his wife Lee Anne have been married for 35 years and have two daughters, Carrie and Jenny. He remains active in the community where he has served and supported a broad range of organizations over the years, including Paradise Alliance Church, Boy Scouts of America, Jesus Center and the Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley. He is a member of the Nor Cal Officials Association – Golf. In addition to golf, Mark enjoys free diving, snow skiing and camping. In recent months, he has trained for and participated in several triathlon events.