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Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Securities America Inc., is one of the nation’s largest independent general securities broker/dealers.  Securities America is registered in all 50 states with annual sales of over $2 billion. 


Mark Thon started in the retirement plan business in 1982.  He has appeared on television and radio as an expert on self-directed retirement plans.  As well, Mark designed and presented 2-3 hour continuing education courses for C.P.A.’s on technical issues affecting IRA’s and IRA rollovers.  He maintains series 6, 7, 24, 60, 63 licenses along with Life and Disability California insurance license.  Mark is also a Registered Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc.  Personally, he resides with his wife and daughter in Huntington Beach, California.  When not in a suit and tie, he can be found in the ocean, on the slopes or in the garden.