Board of Directors, Vice Chair
Mark Emerson Michel, Director, is the Market Leader for BlackRock’s Bank Wealth Management business in the Pacific Northwest. Mark is responsible for driving the adoption of BlackRock’s investment suite, including Active, Index, Liquid Alternative, Digital and Risk-based solutions, within Private Banks, Trust Companies, and Family Offices.
He has over 20-years of diversified financial industry experience, including 401(k), Collective Trust, Separately Managed Account (SMA), Mutual Fund and Annuity sales. At BlackRock, Mark helped launch the first Municipal Bond Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) for the iShares division of Barclays Global Investors, a suite which now represents over $10bn in assets.
Mark graduated from Ithaca College with a B.S. in Communications and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is active with the SF Food Bank and enjoys skiing, fly fishing and martial arts. A native of central New Jersey, he lives in Danville, CA with his wife and three daughters.