Mark is responsible for the financial planning process and firm compliance and supervision.

Mark Lester, CFP® joined Veritas Financial in 2014 and is the Financial Planning Director and Firm Supervisory Officer. Mark is a native of West Hartford, Connecticut and began his financial services career in 2001, working as an advisor for MassMutual Financial Group. He found his niche in Financial Planning and was appointed Director of Financial Planning in 2004.

A graduate of The University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Mark Lester holds Series 6, 7, 63, 65, 24 and 53 registrations with FINRA ( and is licensed in the states of Maryland, Florida and Virginia to sell life, accident/health, variable insurance and securities products. In addition, Mark is licensed to sell securities in the Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, New York, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida. Mark has also earned an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University.

Mark enjoys canoeing, camping, hiking, photography, and playing guitar. He is also a volunteer in the public and business community. Mark has served on committees for the Arthritis Foundation, and the National Capital Chapter of the Business Ethics Award.

Mark is located in our Tysons, Virginia office, and can be reached by phone at 703-394-7143 or via e-mail at