Mark Naufel

30under30-LOGOAs an undergraduate Mark served Theta Xi chapter as Vice Archon and was student body President for Arizona State. He is currently beginning his second year as the student regent for the Arizona University system, where he was appointed by then AZ Governor Jan Brewer to serve on a team of 10. The board is charged with governance of the three public Universities in Arizona and works on securing state funding, setting tuition and planning building projects for the schools. In his first year he got a Masters in Business Analytics and this upcoming year will get another Masters degree in Systems Engineering. This summer he will also be working for Cisco Systems in the supply chain department on big data projects.

Advice for students and young alumni:
“It’s important to set goals, but don’t forget the present. Focus what you can do today to get better and move closer to those goals.”