Mark Branch is the Executive Editor of the Yale Alumni Magazine, an independent publication separate from Yale University. Before joining the magazine in 1997, he was an editor at Progressive Architecture and I.D. magazines. A native of Oklahoma, he graduated from Yale College in 1987. Since 1998, he has been a member of St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church, where he is currently serving as a warden and member of the church vestry. He previously served as senior warden from 2004 to 2005. He lives in New Haven.