Mark Braun

Chief Operating Officer, Board of Regents, State of Iowa

Mark Braun was named Chief Operating Officer in December 2015 after having served as Interim since August. Previously Mark served as Vice President for Operational Efficiency and Regulatory Analysis, Vice President for External Relations and Chief of Staff to President Sally Mason at the University of Iowa. He has worked in the Iowa Board of Regents system since 1998. He holds bachelor's degrees in political science, public administration and a Master of Business Administration.