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

Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.

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Words of Wisdom, Advice Bolster Educators Now Teaching from Afar

In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.

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Help Us Help UD Students Affected by COVID-19

Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.

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