Mark Owens is the franchise owner of two Liberty Tax Service centers in Lodi. The native of Connecticut moved to Lodi in the early 1990s and purchased the two Liberty franchises in 2006. He also works as a self-employed real estate appraiser for his company, Owens Appraisal Associates.
He has done real estate appraising for the last 25 years. In a lightly edited interview with the News-Sentinel, Owens talked about his career, its challenges and its rewards. Lodi's Liberty Tax offices are located at 5 W. Pine St. and 768 W. Kettleman Lane.