Meet IPT's New President 
Mark S. Hutcheson, CMI, Esq., CRE, is the Managing Partner of Popp Hutcheson PLLC, a law tax firm in Austin, Texas that dedicates 100% of its practice to representing taxpayers in commercial and industrial property tax disputes.  

Before joining IPT’s Board of Governors, Mark served on and chaired the IPT CMI Professional Designation Committee for Property Tax for over a decade.  He has been a frequent speaker and contributor at IPT conferences and webinars.

Mark also received the CRE designation from The Counselors of Real Estate.  The Counselors are an invitation-only community of leading professionals who provide real estate counseling and advisory services across the country.

Mark received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992.  He went on to graduate magna cum laude from Baylor Law School in 1996, where he served as Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review.  Throughout college and law school, Mark served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, and worked for several years at the Texas Legislature and US Congress.  He served for six years on the Board of Directors for Austin Habitat for Humanity. 

Mark and his wife Shannon are the proud parents of two daughters (one of whom is an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin).

(Photo:  President Mark S. Hutcheson, CMI, Esq., CRE and Immediate Past President David H. LeVan, CMI)