Mark LofgrenResident of Muscatine

Family Members include:  Wife, Paula; one son and three daughters, one granddaughter

 

Education:

1986 Graduate – University of Iowa – B.B.A. Finance

1980 Graduate – Muscatine High School

Former Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) Designee

 

Work History:

Formerly owned Lofgren Investments in Muscatine

Formerly co-owned Welk & Lofgren Realtors in Muscatine

 

Political Service:

State Representative in the Iowa House of Representatives 2011-2015

Standing Committee Assignments:

Appropriations

Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa

Human Resources

Labor

Education

Natural Resources

Leadership Positions:

Vice Chair of Appropriations

Vice Chair of Economic Growth – Rebuild Iowa

Chair of Joint International Relations Committee

Boards and Commissions:

Iowa Capital Investment Board

Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa Board

Public Retirement Systems Committee

State Government Efficiency Review Committee

Iowa House Accomplishments (Bills Managed):

Innovation Fund Investment Tax Credit Bill

Economic Growth Supply Chain Bill

Economic Growth ESOP Bill

Standings Bill – 2013 session

Concussion Bill

Awards and Appointments:

Twice recognized as Legislator of the Year and Statehouse Champion by the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

2012 Outstanding Service Award from the Iowa Health Care Association and the Iowa Center for Assisted Living

Graduate of Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development Fellowship Program – 2012

Appointment to the Council of State Governments Midwest-Canada Relations Committee in April of 2013

Selection by Speaker Paulsen to represent Iowa at the National Conference of State Legislatures Symposium for Emerging Leaders in North Carolina in October of 2012

Civic Involvement:

Former Coach, Muscatine Community Y Soccer and Basketball

Coach, Youth Sports Foundation Track

Power 9 Steering Committee, Muscatine Blue Zones Project

Graduate, Leadership Muscatine Class of 1989

25 Year Member, Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce

Volunteer, Meals on Wheels

Muscatine Community YMCA Expansion Committee

Avid Runner, Muscatine Running Friends