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Juris Doctor                            Georgia State University      Rank: 21/196
Master of Science                   Georgia State University      Personal Financial Planning
Master of Business Admin.     Northeastern University       Finance & Banking
Bachelor of Arts                      University of Virginia            Economics



Assisted individuals and families with the legal and financial issues brought on by aging, chronic illness and disability, including estate planning, senior housing options, reverse mortgages, Medicare, and long-term care planning, including Nursing Home Medicaid.

Elder Law Office of Mark Schaefer, P.C.     Savannah, Georgia           1999-Present 

Financial Planning

Prepared and presented modular and comprehensive personal financial plans for individuals and small businesses. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® licensee.

Mark Schaefer, CFP® (self-employed)           Richmond Hill, Georgia            1998-2004
The Acacia Group/The Advisors Group, Inc.   Atlanta, Georgia                      1997-1998

Public Administration

Administered federal and state community development programs at the state and municipal levels. Federal programs administered included the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program and several programs funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

City of Savannah                                              Savannah, Georgia                   1999-2000
Georgia Department of Community Affairs        Atlanta, Georgia                      1996-1997 Georgia Housing and Finance Authority            Atlanta, Georgia                      1992-1996
Georgia Small Business Development Center   Athens, Georgia                      1992
Norwalk Redevelopment Agency                      Norwalk, Connecticut               1987-1992
Worcester Cooperation Council, Inc.                Worcester, Massachusetts       1986-1987

Higher Education

Developed and taught undergraduate courses in Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Strategic Planning.

Monroe Junior College                                  New Rochelle, New York             1988-1989
Richmond College                                         London, England                         1981-1986
Mount Ida College                                         West Newton, Massachusetts     1981 Northeastern University                                 Boston, Massachusetts               1979-1981


State Bar of Georgia  (Fiduciary Law Section)
Savannah Bar Association                                                                                                     Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging