Mark Matthes '96, Marylhurst UniversityMBA alum Mark Matthes was named director of the Career Center at North Dakota State University in July 2016.

“We are fortunate to have Mr. Matthes join our team as he has over 26 years of professional experience – 16 years in higher education and 10 years in business working with a variety of industries and companies ranging from entrepreneurial startups to multi-billion dollar enterprises,” said Timothy Alvarez, vice president for student affairs, in a news release from NDSU. “Mark brings to the position significant experience in leadership, career development and preparation, supervision of professional staff and budget management.”

Most recently, Mark spent the past 10 years at Biola University in La Mirada, California, where he served as director of Career Development and Success.

Mark Matthes earned an MBA with a specialization in marketing from Marylhurst University in 1996.