Mark T. DeAngelis TC ‘92

Mark DeAngelis is a former finance professional and currently devotes his time to philanthropic endeavors. Mark spent 17 years in various positions in the finance industry after graduating from Yale in 1992 with a B.A. in sociology. From 2004 until 2008, he ran the U.S. research office for International Asset Management, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund of funds based in London.

In 2008, Mark helped launch an international campaign to repatriate Sean Goldman, an abducted American child, to the United States. The high-profile case garnered media attention worldwide and the involvement of high-ranking public officials in both the U.S. and Brazil. Subsequently, Mark co-founded the Bring Sean Home Foundation, a non-profit focusing on the issue of international child abduction. He serves as the organization’s Executive Director.

Mark became a Trustee of the Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) New Jersey chapter in 2012 and served as its Board Chair until 2022. TNC is one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, operating in all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide. Mark now serves on TNC’s Conservancy Council and assists with their global marine conservation programs, particularly along the Mid-Atlantic region and in the Caribbean.

Mark is an avid fly fisherman and accomplished saltwater angler. He serves on the board of the American Saltwater Guides Association Fisheries Policy Alliance (ASGAFPA), assisting in their efforts to promote sustainable business for the recreational fishing community through marine conservation efforts. Mark has traveled extensively pursuing his passion for fishing, including targeting numerous species in Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Bahamas, Hawaii and Christmas Island in the South Pacific. 

Mark remains an active Yale alumnus, serving as Director of his ASC region since 2007 and Class Treasurer from 2007 to 2017. He co-chaired his 20th, 25th and 30th reunion gift committees and was also a member of the Yale Development Council.

Mark resides in Holmdel, New Jersey, with his wife Denise and their three children.