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Meet Mark

Mark Schug headshot

Mark Schug Consulting Services


Writer, Presenter, Professor

Tel: 414-630-6585

  • Mark C. Schug is President of Mark Schug Consulting Services, Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin‑Milwaukee, and Senior Program Advisor and Faculty with the Office for the Advancement of Free Enterprise Education at Lakeland University in Sheboygan, WI.

  • Mark taught for 37 years at the middle school, high school, and university levels and directed the UW Milwaukee Center for Economic Education for 12 years. Over the past 13 years, he has managed an economic education, financial education, and research consulting business.


  • A widely recognized scholar, Mark has written and edited over 230 articles, books, and national curriculum materials. He has published over 125 articles which have appeared in national journals. 


  • He has been the guest co-editor of 11 issues of Social Education, the flagship journal of the National Council for the Social Studies.


  • He enjoys speaking and writing about topics in general economics, American economic history, and personal finance. He has spoken to local, state, and national groups throughout the United States and in 12 other countries.  


  • He served for several years on non-profit boards including the (national) Association of Private Enterprise Education, Economics Wisconsin, Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee, School Choice Wisconsin, University School of Milwaukee, and the Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies.​

  • Mark earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

  • Mark and his wife, Io, have been married for 51 years, have two grown and married daughters, and four grandchildren (Jay, Adelle, Finn, and Rozahna). They live in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Mark enjoys the outdoors, fishing inland lakes, reading, and travel.

Mark Schug fishing
Mark's Interview Video
In His Own Words

Hear Mark's response to a number of questions regarding his experience, expertise and work in the field of economic and financial education.

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