Marc Wachtfogel, Des Moines University Chief Human Resources Officer

Marc Wachtfogel, Ph.D.

Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources

515-271-1485 (Office Phone)

Marc M. Wachtfogel, Ph.D., joined Des Moines University as chief human resources officer in 2020. He brings deep experience to his role of providing strategic leadership in the planning and implementation of quality-based, integrated human resources programs for all faculty and staff at DMU. 

Previously, he was director/chief human resources officer serving Minot State University in Minot, ND, and its two-year affiliate, Dakota College at Bottineau.  

Earlier in his career, he held senior leadership roles within the private sector in New York, where he worked with diverse teams to implement strategic change initiatives for some of the world’s leading companies in the areas of organizational culture, enterprise technology solutions, customer-centric HR operations and integrated talent management programs.

Dr. Wachtfogel holds a Ph.D. in business education from New York University. He earned a master’s degree from the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University.

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