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Mark Scholl Sterling

403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081



Email: mscholl@wipfli.com

Mark Scholl

Illinois Market Leader

Mark Scholl is a principal in the firm’s risk advisory and forensics practice. With more than 30 years of experience, he specializes in all aspects of technology services for the firm primarily for the financial institution industry, including information security and perimeter vulnerability assessments, IT risk assessments, network design and support, and IT training. In addition, Mark has an internal leadership role as the Illinois market leader, responsible for oversight and growth. 


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Member
  • Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2] - Member
  • Frequent speaker for conferences and seminars on various information technology topics
  • Community involvement including Polo Lions Club, Polo Economic Development Corporation (PEDC), and Polo Park Board

Areas of Focus

  • Cybersecurity assessments
  • Internal and perimeter vulnerability assessments
  • External penetration testing
  • IT risk assessments
  • Social engineering
  • IT training


Illinois State University
  • Bachelor of science degree in marketing