Mounds View Class of 1978
Stories about our Alumni
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Mark Landis is a registered representative and investment advisor representative who offers securities products and investment advisory services through AXA Advisors, LLC, member NASD/SIPC, and is an agent who offers annuity and insurance products through AXA Network, LLC and/or its affiliates, including AXA Network Insurance Agency, LLC ( in California) and/or AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC (in Utah). Mark Landis is licensed to transact insurance business in the following states: MN, WI; and is registered to offer securities in the following states: FL, MN, WI; and authorized to offer investment advisory services in: FL, MN, WI;.
Mark Schmaedeke is a husband, father of four, Roseville Firefighter and much loved friend who has redeveloped Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer that has now moved into his lungs. In November of 2003, Mark was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and had a long fight that nearly resulted in remission. Unfortunately just months after he had begun to feel well again he and his family were greatly disappointed when they discovered the cancer has redeveloped. Through his fight with Lymphoma, members of the Roseville Fire Department helped to care for Mark and his family, delivering home cooked meals every week, shoveling snow, mowing grass and cleaning gutters. Now, that this cancer is more difficult to treat, extensive chemotherapy treatments and stem cell transplants are sometimes necessary.
Steve is a partner in the GTN Minneapolis office with over eighteen years of experience in assisting clients in developing strategies to minimize the cost, including the global tax effects, and maximize the effectiveness of international assignments. He has also assisted clients with designing compensation packages, international mobility policy reviews and development, international personal financial counseling, and administration process reviews. Prior to joining GTN, Steve was a Partner with the Ernst & Young global mobility practice in San Jose, CA and Singapore. During his 3 1/2 year assignment in Singapore, he coordinated the global mobility area-wide services for a number of large accounts in the Asia Pacific region. Steve spent the first thirteen years of his career in the Minneapolis office global mobility practices of E&Y and Arthur Andersen. Steve received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. He is active in Carlson School alumni activities including the mentorship and scholarship programs.