Mark J. Bade's Professional Profile

Mark was instrumental in founding the Tax Planning and Compliance group at Anders. It’s built on one principle: an unending dedication to building and enhancing client relationships. He believes in always pressing forward, growing the firm and adding services to help clients make the most of their money. Mark provides guidance to clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate finance and estate planning. Over the years, he has worked hard to instill family values at the firm, encouraging employees to treat clients (and each other) like family. Following college graduation and prior to joining Anders, Mark started his professional career at the international firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).

Firm Info

  • Joined in 1977
  • Became partner in 1981


  • Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Wealth Management
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax Law
  • Business Advisory
  • Family Business
  • Professional Services

Education & Certification

  • B.S., Commerce, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Tax Services Section Member
    • Personal Finance & Planning Section Member
    • Forensic & Valuation Services Section Member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CALCPA)
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Washington University School of Law Guest Professor

Community Leadership

  • American Red Cross
    • Endowment Board Member
  • BackStoppers
    • Policemen & Firemen Fund of St. Louis
    • Treasurer & Board Member
  • Guth Foundation
    • Trustee
  • Mary Institute & Saint Louis Country Day School
    • Endowment Board Member
  • Noonday Club
    • Board of Governors Member
  • St. Louis Art Museum
    • Endowment Board Member
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
    • Endowment Board Member
  • St. Louis Estate Planning Council
    • Board Member
  • St. Louis Regional Crime Commission
    • Chairman & Board Member
  • St. Louis Science Center
    • Endowment Board Member
  • St. Louis University
    • Endowment Board Member


  • Consulted and quoted in Wall Street Journal, St. Louis Post Dispatch and Trade Publications throughout career on tax issues


  • Washington University Law School
    • Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation Program (2003 - Present)