Mark Anderson

  • Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management

As head of the Office of Risk Management, Mark serves as the University’s chief risk executive. In that capacity, he partners with University leaders to ensure that risks to strategic goals are identified and managed through the development and implementation of an enterprise risk management program. His responsibilities also include overseeing the adequacy of the University’s insurance program, including broker services, insurance placement, and loss prevention activity. 

Mark joined the University in 2020. Prior to that, he developed and implemented an enterprise risk management program for Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), a leading academic medical center in the region. During his tenure, he developed an ERM framework and network that served to identify and monitor the mitigation of critical risks across an organization which more than quadrupled in size within five years.

Earlier in his career, Mark served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, prosecuting significant civil matters on behalf of the federal government. He later became the first Medicaid Inspector General for the State of New Jersey during which time his office recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for the state during his tenure.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law. Prior to law school, he worked for several years as an auditor and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).