Mark Copeland is Accordion’s Chief Commercial Officer with over 27 years of experience in business development and transaction advisory services. With a proven track record of driving exceptional company growth, Mark will spearhead business development across Accordion both domestically and internationally, developing the commercial strategy for global expansion and integrating all commercial aspects resulting from acquisitions.
Prior to joining Accordion, Copeland retired from EY after 27 years where he served most recently as the US West Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) Managing Partner. He was responsible for a team of more than 2,000 professionals covering 18 states and 28 offices. Previously, Mark served as the Southwest Region TAS Managing Partner from July 2013 to July 2019. From July 2011 to July 2013, Copeland served as the Office Managing Partner for EY in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Charlotte office consisted of approximately 620 team members providing our clients with advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction advisory services.
Mark was recognized in 2011 by The Charlotte Business Journal as one of the “40 Under 40” for making major strides in their careers and communities. He was also recognized by the American Diabetes Association and the Father’s Day Council as a Father of the Year for the Carolinas in 2013. He currently serves on the Boards of Trustees for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and is a member of the East Carolina University College of Business Advisory Council.
Mark is a CPA in the State of North Carolina and the State of Texas. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from East Carolina University.
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