Mark Besting

Agent & Vice President

Mark graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a degree in electrical engineering and electronic applied science.  After working as a design engineer for a number of years, Mark joined American Family finding his education helped him to relate to electrical contractors, analyzing their insurance needs and helping them find the right coverages.  Following this direct writer position, Mark realized the value of the independent agency system, and in 1990 became a partner at Colonial Insurance Agency, Inc. until joining Robertson Ryan and Associates in 2019.

Mark is a Past President of the Professional Insurance Agents of WI, and a member of the board of directors 1992-1998.  He was recognized by his peers in 2000, receiving the Professional Agent of the Year award.

Mark’s community involvement includes working with the Community Insurance Information Center, director from 1996 to 2016, and Past President of the organization 2006.  Mark has also been involved with the service organization Kiwanis International, Past President of the North Milwaukee Club, and a Past Lt. Governor, Division 2, of the Wisconsin-Upper MI chapter.

Mark and his wife, Denise, reside in Menomonee Falls and enjoy spending time with their 9 grandchildren and 4 adult sons from their blended family as well as wine-tasting, traveling, bowling and golf.  Mark also is a sports enthusiast, following our Packers, Brewers, Bucks, Badgers and Golden Eagles.

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