Mark Burton

Mark Burton, J.D./MBA, IACCP®
Chief Compliance Officer
Business Operations
Phone: (404) 961-6000
Fax: (404) 961-6020

As the Chief Compliance Officer, Mark is responsible for implementing and further developing the firm’s compliance program to ensure that all activities meet regulatory requirements.

Career Highlights
Prior to joining Gratus Capital, Mark was the General Manager and Chief Compliance Officer at Spectrum Advisory Services. He holds over 9 years of experience in the investment industry, including investment management and trust and estate planning in the Capital Management group at Wachovia. He formerly served as the Manager of Finance and Administration at HammerSmith, Inc. Additionally, Mark served as a trial lawyer in Atlanta for 7 years, handling matters in various practice areas including business disputes and estate litigation.

Education
Mark holds a J.D./MBA from Wake Forest University, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in French literature.  He is an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP®).

Outside the Office
Mark is an avid soccer coach at his local YMCA.