Mark Albert has proudly served on the Board of Directors of Great Plains National Bank since 2005. Mr. Albert serves as chairman of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. He was born and raised in Elk City, Oklahoma and later graduated from Elk City High School. He graduated from University of Oklahoma with a degree in political science before earning his law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1988. He has been a practicing attorney since 1988. Mr. Albert enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering in church and community activities. He has been an active leader in the Elk City United Fund which includes serving as Chairman for over 15 years. He has also taught high school religious education classes for more than 20 years. He has been happily married to his wife Jacque since 1993, and they have two children.