Mark Skertic is a managing director at K2 Integrity in the Investigations and Disputes practice, based in Chicago.
Mark is an experienced investigator who works closely with law firms, corporate counsel, government agencies, investors, casino operators, state and local governments, and non-profit organizations. He directs business intelligence, due diligence, asset search, internal, and other investigations, uncovering crucial information that is ultimately used in litigation, provides strategic intelligence for proxy fights and corporate contests, and helps clients better understand their business partners, adversaries, and unfamiliar situations.
Before joining K2 Integrity, Mark was a director in Berkeley Research Group’s Global Investigations practice, where he worked on investigations in the United States and internationally. He began his career as an investigator at Kroll, where he was an associate managing director and director of research. In that role, Mark trained and mentored staff in investigative techniques, including strategies to access public records, effective report writing, and interviewing skills.
Mark learned the importance of reading public records and asking the right questions while working as a newspaper reporter. Prior to joining Kroll, Mark spent two decades as an award-winning journalist at several newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times, where he received the 2001 National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting.
Mark received a B.A. in journalism from Indiana University.