Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business
Executive In Residence
Mark Riggs is the President of Hanover Capital Management
President Hanover Capital Management.
Executive in Residence: November 1-2. 2012
Mark J. Riggs is Co-Founder and COO of Staub, Riggs, & Collins Inc. and President of Hanover Capital Management, Inc. He is a member of the Mount Saint Mary’s University Class of 1998 and a member of the Mount MBA Class of 2002. After completing his undergraduate studies and earning his B.S. in Accounting, Mark began his career as a financial analyst for The Sheridan Press in Hanover, PA. During his 5 ½ years with the company, he progressed from analyst to finance manager, and he earned his MBA and became an intercompany consultant between several of the company’s subsidiaries.
In 2005, Mr. Riggs began an investment practice for a Fortune 500 company. In his first year in business, his practice ranked #1 in the United States out of over 540 new practices. In 2007, he and a fellow Mount graduate formed their own practice. The business was split into two companies, one focused on insurance and insurance planning, and the other focused on financial planning and wealth management. In 2012, Riggs negotiated a merger of the investment practice with Hanover Capital Management. Today, Riggs serves as President of the firm that manages over $100 million in assets. The insurance practice insures over 3000 individuals and businesses in the Northern Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania area.
In 2010, Mr. Riggs was recognized by the Central Penn Business Journal as one of the most successful businesspeople in the State of Pennsylvania under the age of forty. His investment management practice has been voted the York/Hanover area’s best practice two years in a row and the insurance practice has been voted best agency four years in a row.
Mr. Riggs is a member of the Board of Directors for the Hanover YMCA and the York County Literacy Council. He is a member of the Executive Board for the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce and will be serving as Chairman of the Board for the 2013-2015 term. He is active at the Mount, serving as Vice Chairman of the President’s Council and a member of the Bolte School of Business Board of Visitors.
In his free time, Mr. Riggs enjoys travelling to Ocean City, MD; he is an avid Ravens and Orioles fan, and he enjoys cycling and exercise.