MEET MARK

Mark Mertel is the founder and CEO of Entrepreneurs Growth Group. He has started 17 businesses and 3 charities in his career and is the author of The Entrepreneur’s Gameplan. Many of his businesses sold for multi-millions of dollars. Mark is now focused on his next successful venture with Entrepreneurs Growth Group: finding and mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs with great ideas.

As CEO and Head Coach of Entrepreneurs Growth Group, Mark’s mission is clear: to apply his vast experience and energy to transforming your innovative idea into a successful venture. Under his guidance, from day one, you’ll eliminate common pitfalls and set off on a path that leads straight to success.

Mark V. Mertel

Mark’s Story

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Mark graduated from Alfred University. After graduation, he spent two years as a first lieutenant in the army.

In 1973, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he began his entrepreneurial career. In the nearly fifty years since, he’s founded or co-founded 17 companies and 3 charities. Mark has owned multiple companies that performed employee benefit plan consulting, administration, underwriting, healthcare management, software development, and prescription benefit management, as well as consulting for entrepreneurs and charities. Many of these have sold for multimillions of dollars.

Mark resides in Phoenix and has four children, eleven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He is an active sports enthusiast and fitness advocate who enjoys Pilates, weightlifting, hiking, golf, and watching NFL and college football.

As CEO and Head Coach of Entrepreneurs Growth Group, Mark’s mission is clear: to apply his vast experience and energy to transforming your innovative idea into a successful venture. Under his guidance, from day one, you’ll eliminate common pitfalls and set off on a path that leads straight to success.

“As an entrepreneur, you are a rare breed. You’re a person who has the guts, brains, and skills to start a new company or build one to the next level — and the fortitude to stay with it and build it into a success. You’re the heart and soul of our free enterprise system. I’m proud to consider myself one of you, and I hope to be coaching you soon.”

Good luck and all the best,
Mark