Mark Brightenburg

Mark Brightenburg
Director at Fidelity Investments

Mark Brightenburg’s academic research is motivated by an interest in using organizational behavior science to help employees thrive in their work.  He has presented his scholarly research at multiple academic conferences, and has written on topics such as leadership, rewards, employee engagement, ethics and job fit.  Mark is currently a director at Fidelity Investments, and has served in other work roles spanning the Fidelity organization.  Mark credits his 20-plus year career in financial services to his interest in helping individuals achieve financial well-being.  Mark is also a CFP® and registered representative licensed by FINRA.  


Texas State University, BA - Communication Studies

University of Texas at Dallas, MS – Management and Administrative Science

University of Dallas, MBA – Financial Services

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2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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