Mark Parrett, CFP®, MBA Outpost Advisors

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About Mark Parrett, CFP®, MBA

As a Principal and Financial Planner at Outpost Advisors, Mark spends his time creating unique financial plans that power our clients’ family visions and dreams for life. Mark is raising three girls in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife Amelia, who practices medicine as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist.

After graduating from Princeton University, Mark began his career at the International Monetary Fund teaching central bankers how to budget (whilst managing interest rates, monetary policy and political instability). In his free time he taught classes in financial literacy to DC-area families dealing with poverty. From there, he moved on to mortgage finance giant Freddie Mac, where he helped to execute the largest preferred equity capital raise in US history. Next, he spent a year at Jones Lang Lasalle managing a $750M asset portfolio for the Army, before relocating to Utah where he helped to build the outdoor retailer Backcountry.  Before leaving to found Outpost Advisors Mark spent 5 years as a leader at ExpertVoice, a technology startup funded by Bain Capital and Sorenson Capital.

Mark has had the great joy of leading individuals and families in budgeting, family visioneering and financial stewardship for several years – both at work and through volunteer roles at church. Mark can also often be found blogging about all of these at the website Abraham’s Wallet. Mark holds an MBA from The George Washington University with a focus on finance. When he’s not playing with spreadsheets, Mark enjoys everything on offer in the mountains of Utah, whether it’s skiing, trail running, hunting, climbing or riding bikes with his family.

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HOME: Adjusting to Summetime

June 22, 2022

Mark Parrett and Steven Manuel have a casual conversation about how their family rhythms have adjusted to the coming of summertime. (12:00) They puzzle over ‘what is a swim diaper,...

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HOME: Education IS Discipleship, with Mark and Bethany Douglass

June 15, 2022

Steven Manuel sits down with Mark and Bethany Douglass to talk about their experiences with homeschooling over the last 12 years. Steven begins with a bit of an explanation as...

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HOME: How to Grandparent

June 8, 2022

Steven Manuel sits down with Denis Beausejour to talk about grandparenting (4:00). You are going to be SO BLESSED, ENCOURAGED, and CHALLENGED as you have your concept of grandparenting EXPLODED...

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Ideal Clients

  • Business Owners
  • Intergenerational Families
  • Medical Professionals

Ways Advisor Charges

  • Monthly Fee
  • Hourly
  • Assets Under Management

Fee Options

  • Monthly Fee: $99+/mo
  • Hourly Fee: $150+/hr
  • Assets Under Management: 0.60%

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