Mark Nickel, CPA CGMA


Mark Nickel joined Fairrington in September 2012; and is the Chief Financial Officer at Fairrington.  He brings over thirty years of finance and accounting, manufacturing and distribution, supply chain management, IT project management, and operational decision-support experience.  His primary expertise is a balance of Finance, Accounting, IT and Supply Chain Management applied to both the internal company perspectives; and company Executive and Cross-Functional teams in various industries as an Advisor.

After 4 years in the Certified Public Accounting industry and 3 years as Internal Audit Manager; Mark has held previous positions as a Controller, Director, and Senior Manager.  His career has always been centered on a philosophy of customer-focused support that demands a keen understanding of the business and the industry it operates within.   The importance to align technical expertise that creates solutions; and not just identify the problems has afforded him the opportunity to facilitate projects and implement solutions that provide a good return on investment (time and resources).  He has enjoyed opportunities at Fairrington that has led to the successful implementation of a new Accounting and Purchasing system.

Mark is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois Society of CPAs (ISCPA), and The Association for Operations Management (APICS), and Financial Executives International (FEI).

Mark graduated with honors from Greenville College receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting; and a minor degree in Economics.