Chairman & Director Biography

MARK FEHRS HAUKOHL

Mark Fehrs Haukohl is President of The Vero Group, a multinational family investment office based in Houston, Texas.  He was previously Managing Director of Salomon Smith Barney in New York, a division of Citigroup, Inc.  Prior to Salomon Smith Barney Haukohl held several positions of increasing responsibility at ITT Corporation in both North America and Asia.

Mark was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and holds an MBA in International Business from New York University.  He graduated from Michigan State University Honors College.  He currently serves on several boards of directors and is a collector of Italian old master paintings from the 17th century.  Selections from his collections are found at museums around the world.  He also has an expanding collection of contemporary European female photography, The European Women of the 21st Century.  He speaks French and is anything BUT a couch potato.

Current philanthropic activities:

http://weblogs.lib.uh.edu/blog/2015/07/14/distinguished-art-and-architectural-library-collection-gifted-to-the-uh-libraries/

http://muscarelle.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Twilight-of-a-Golden-Age-Press-Release.pdf