Mark Tyrpin serves as President of Mercantile Bank, a United Community Bank, located in Quincy, IL and Palmyra, MO. Mark began his career in banking in 1989 and received his MBA from Quincy University in 1993. In addition to his banking and community leadership, Mark also shares his vast knowledge of banking and finance as an instructor at Quincy University, John Wood Community College, and the Illinois and Wisconsin Community Bankers Associations.
Mark currently serves as Board Member and Vice President of the Richard A. Perritt Charitable Foundation, located in Chicago, IL. The Richard A. Perritt Foundation is one of Illinois’ largest not-for-profit family foundations granting $1,500,000 each year to Illinois not-for-profit entities, with emphasis on medical research and social programs for youth and families.
Mark and his wife, Beth reside in Quincy, IL where they have raised their four children: Bryan, Elise, Nathan and Ian. Mark has served on numerous boards and committees over the years and joined the RMHCCI Board in January 2021