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About Mark Sessanta

Mark Sessanta founded and serves as CEO of Stark Financial Group in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He began his career working at Metlife and subsequently joined Independence Planning Group, becoming one of the group’s top planners and recruiters. Mark Sessanta founded Stark Financial in 2013. LEAP (Lifetime Economic Acceleration Process) licensed since 1999, he is currently licensed in 12 states.

Mark Sessanta attended Lafayette College on a full football scholarship and continues to enjoy playing and watching football. He also likes working out, skiing, and golfing, as well as grilling in the company of his family. Aside from his professional and leisure pursuits, he volunteers for his church and acts as a sponsor of Restoring Hope Ministries.

As a financial professional, Sessanta follows topics including interest rates, annuities, IRAs, and social security, and he counts Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki as one of his favorite books.

Work Experience

Apr 2013Present


Sep 2002Mar 2013

Sales Manager

Independence Planning Group
Sep 1998Sep 2002

Top Producer

East Penn Financial


Jan 1994Jan 1998


Laffayette University