"Allow yourself to think only those thoughts that match your principles and can bear the bright light of day. Day by day, your choices, your thoughts, your actions fashion the person you become. Your integrity determines your destiny.” - Heraclitus
Mark Delfino is the CEO and Senior Managing Director of HoyleCohen, LLC. In 2008, he joined the HoyleCohen team as part owner and Managing Director. Under his leadership, he has scaled operations and has positioned the firm for continual growth and ever-increasing investment, financial planning, and client service capabilities. He navigated the firm through the recent financial crisis, continues to lead during a time of volatile, yet opportunistic economic recovery, and maintains a clear purpose and vision for the future of the firm and our clients. He is an Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and has extensive experience in business, planning, and investment management.
Mark is both the man ‘behind the curtain’ handling the day-to-day business and investment strategies, but he is also a man that clients have come to know well. He participates in many client meetings and always welcomes clients and friends who visit us here at our office. Mark also writes quite a bit of original content for our firm newsletter and other client communications. He shares his voice and his time at every opportunity.
With an MBA from Harvard University and undergraduate degree in Economics from Butler University, Mark’s professional pedigree includes over twenty years as an operating executive and trusted advisor. Prior to joining HoyleCohen, Mark was the founding principal of D‐Rock Investment Services, LLC. He was also a Partner of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and a senior executive of a technology services company that was acquired and merged into Yahoo.
Mark has a passion for helping entrepreneurs and for promoting personal and social responsibility. He is an active angel investor and advisor to numerous early stage companies, as well as serves on various advisory boards. Mark enjoys skiing, hiking and music. He and his wife have three daughters and live in Encinitas.