Mark A. Gerber, CPA
Director of Ag Department


HRC Hire Date: December 6, 1981

Mark was born and raised in Bluffton. He worked in a local agribusiness for over four years before joining HRC. Mark became a partner in the firm in May 1989. Because of his interest in agriculture, Mark works closely with the firm's ag clients, which consist of farmers and agribusinesses.

Mark and his wife, Barb, live in the Bluffton area. Their children are Seth (married to Jodi Beer), Sarah (married to Klint Fliechter), and Leah (married to Ross Feller). They also have eight grandsons and three granddaughters.

HRC Specialties/Responsibilities: Agriculture, Succession Planning, Tax & Business Systems, Corporate & Individual Services, Financial Statement Preparation

Education: BS in Business & Accounting from Indiana University, 1977

Community Involvement/Organizations:  Loving Shepherd Ministries Board of Directors, AICPA, Indiana CPA Society; Past Lay Minister of Apostolic Christian Church, Prior Boards: Apostolic Christian Church National Endowment Fund Committee, United Way of Wells County, Wells County Foundation, Wells County Mental Health Association

Personal Quote or Saying: "And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men." Colossians 3:23

Personal Interests: Reading, time with his family, walking, involvement with his church, traveling, and working around the home

"What is the favorite part of your job?": I enjoy the opportunity to serve our clients by directly assisting them in becoming more successful. This process involves increasing their profitability by reducing their tax liability and solving problems which are unique to their individual situations.