Noble Investment Group exec Mark Rafuse dies

Noble Investment Group executive Mark Rafuse died Monday, Dec. 9 from cardiac arrest. He was 56.

"We are heartbroken by Mark's sudden passing," Mit Shah, Noble Investment Group’s CEO, said in a statement. "Mark was a dear friend and partner and a dedicated steward of our Noble organization. He believed in our team and our mission and was unwavering in his commitment to our endeavors. I was honored to work alongside him for more than twenty years and we are going to profoundly miss his friendship. Our hearts remain with Mark's wife, children and his loving family."

Rafuse had held multiple leadership roles with the organization since he joined in 1999. Most recently, he served as the company’s chief administrative officer.