NDIGI Leadership & Staff
Director of Strategic Projects
Ms. Brady joined NDIGI from the Notre Dame Investment Office. She joined the investment team in 2004 and was part of the University’s Public Equity team, which focuses on U.S. long only, non‐U.S. long only, and global long‐short funds. Previously, Ms. Brady worked in the Capital Markets Group of Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago.
Ms. Brady holds a bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a CFA charterholder.
Ms. Brady resides in South Bend, Indiana, and is married to Coley. They have four children.
Mark brings an investment and trading background to NDIGI and works alongside NDIGI leadership to execute on the Institute’s priorities which are focused on: increasing experiential learning opportunities, expanding our global presence, creating more career discernment opportunities for students and building inclusion programs, such as our women in finance initiative which are aimed at increasing diversity across the investment management industry. Mark joins NDIGI from the Notre Dame Development Office, where he managed the Strategic Analytics and Prospect Management teams. In that role, he was very involved in organizing the many events that engage alumni and parents working on Wall Street. Before his time in Development, Mark spent eight years working at M&N Trading in Chicago, where he primarily focused on spread trading across the U.S. Treasury yield curve.
Mark received a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, an MBA from the University of Illinois Gies College of Business, and is a CFA Charterholder. He lives in Granger, IN, with his wife, Carrie, and their five children.
Communications & Events Specialist
Tess joined NDIGI after receiving a BBA in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame in 2018. Tess collaborates with NDIGI leadership to design and implement communication strategies to advance the Institute's mission, plans logistics and executes events such as speaker visits, forums, workshops, seminars, and major national conferences on behalf of the Institute, and assists with managing Institute-related administration including detailed budget management and travel-related activities.