Mr. Alvarado has been with DTA for 3 years, earning him the title of Senior Associate. Originally from Chicago, Mark moved to California to attend Chapman University in the City of Orange and graduated with a degree in Mathematics. With an aptitude for numbers, especially in large data sets, DTA and the finance industry are an ideal fit for him. Mark has a passion for lifting, playing video games, and participating in water sports. In fact, he has a background in competitive swimming and water polo at the collegiate level and was named an All‑American for 3 years for breaking various school records in goals, assists, and steals. He has one brother currently in the Air Force stationed in Hawaii and his parents still live in his hometown of Chicago. What Mark loves most about his work is the opportunity to add clarity and understanding to the public finance needs of his clients.