In 2006, Mark became one of three founding members of the National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association and is currently serving as the NATOA President. NATOA is a Charitable organization, dedicated to providing knowledge on trusts and investment for Indigenous communities.
Mark also currently serves as the General Manager of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Community Trust since 1999. Prior to joining the MNCFN Community Trust, Mark has served as a Branch/Financial Services Manager with the Bank of Montreal opening a branch within the Onyota’aka (Oneida) First Nation near London, Ontario. Graduating from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1991, Mark worked as an Intergovernmental Affairs Officer with the Department of Indian Affairs. After leaving INAC, Mark served as the External Delivery Officer of the Aboriginal Business Canada program on behalf of the Off Reserve Aboriginal population in Nova Scotia for the Mikmakik Development Corporation.
Mark is Mohawk and resides in the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation with his wife and two sons. Mark volunteers his time coaching his sons in basketball and soccer as well serves as an Assistant Coach with the McKinnon Park Secondary School Blue Devil Football team in Caledonia, Ontario.
Mark Sevestre, President and Chair of Reconciliation & Responsible Investment Committee