Mark Hughes has more than 15 years of public accounting experience and specializes in the financial services industry. Hughes’ clients include mortgage banks, broker-dealers, investment management companies, private equity funds/portfolio companies, independent banks, single and multibank holding companies, and thrifts. He provides financial statement audits, regulatory consulting, assistance with securitizations and financings, M&As, and compliance under regulatory guidelines. Hughes is experienced in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, FDIC, HUD, NASD and LASS compliance issues. He has also assisted a number of clients in raising capital (public and private), including IPOs.