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.  

Education

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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News

University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

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Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

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Longtime Campus Safety Officer Sworn In to UDPD

Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. He has loved the camaraderie of the CSO, but it has always been his dream to become a police officer. Then, a little over a year ago, UD finally got a police department. On Sept. 10, Tijerina was sworn in by President Thomas Hibbs as an official part of the UDPD team.

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