Mark A. L. Mason (BBA ’91)
Board of Trustees
Vice Chair of Howard University Board of Trustees - Chief Financial Officer, Citi Group
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Vice Chair, Howard University Board of Trustees
Mr. Mark A. L. Mason, a member since 2012, has served as a vice chair of the Board of Trustees since July 1, 2017. Mr. Mason was named chief financial officer of Citi in February 2019. He is responsible for the financial management of the company, and he also spearheads Citi’s Expense Management and Citi Ventures initiatives. Prior to being named Citi CFO, Mr. Mason served as CFO of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group and was the executive responsible for Citi’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review submission process.
Mr. Mason joined Citi in 2001 and has held several senior operational, strategic, and financial executive positions, including CEO of Citi Private Bank, CEO of Citi Holdings and CFO and head of strategy and M&A for Citi’s Global Wealth Management Division. Prior to his tenure at Citi, Mr. Mason was director of strategy and business development with Lucent Technologies. He also spent several years as a strategy consultant with Marakon Associates, working with several Fortune 100 companies to develop strategies to maximize shareholder value. Mr. Mason also has investment banking experience with Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Mason earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Howard University, graduating with honors, and he holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.