Marklein is a partner at Baker Tilly (formerly Virchow Krause) since 1984 and is an expert in the area of forensic accounting and white collar crime investigation. He is credentialed as a Certified Fraud Examiner. In addition, he served in an elected position on the Board of Directors of a not-for-profit community hospital, and has served almost four years as Board Chair, where he gained experience and understanding of health care economics.
Marklein has served in leadership positions in the following community organizations: President of the UW-Witewater National Alumni Association, President of the UW-Whitewater Foundation Board of Directors, President of the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce, President of the Fort Atkinson rotary Club.
Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
Marklein was unopposed in the primary election. He is opposed by Democratic incumbent John Simonson in the November 2 general election.
Marklein's major issues are:
- Jobs: Create tax and regulatory policies that are not hostile to the businesses that create jobs.
- Health care: Points out the importance of not-for-profit community hospitals to overall community health.
Marklein is married to Peggy, a registered nurse. He is the father of Nicole and William, and three stepchildren.
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign website
- Marklein on Facebook
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