IOTA PHI THETA

POLARIS

Donald Mapp

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Initiated into the Fraternity through the Beta Epsilon Chapter of The University of Cincinnati, Brother Donald Mapp has served Beta Epsilon and Gamma Xi Omega Chapters in numerous different capacities.

In spring of 1996 Donald was the first member initiated at the Beta Epsilon Chapter after 5 years of dormancy. During the next 3 years he held several different positions for his undergrad chapter including Polaris, Vice Polaris, Secretary and Treasurer. Over this 3-year period Beta Epsilon went from dormant to again a well known and respected chapter throughout the University, the city, the local community and the region.  There were 10 members initiated through Beta Epsilon during this period.

In 2012, after many years of traveling the country professionally, Donald and several other brothers came together to build a Greater Cincinnati Area Alumni Chapter. In 2013 The Greater Cincinnati Alumni Chapter received its official chapter designation, the Gamma Xi Omega Alumni Chapter was born. This Chapter had been in the works for, and unsuccessfully attempted numerous times over a 10 year period.  The group of men responsible for building this chapter worked tirelessly for many hours in order to make it a reality.

During the 3-year history of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter (GXO), Donald served as the Polaris, Treasurer, and the Secretary. Brother Mapp’s energy, expertise and diligence have been just as prevalent in his personal endeavors as they are in Iota.  He sudied Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro.  He graduated cum laude, with a dual major in Business Administration and Economics.  Professionally, Donald has worked in the IT field for over 15 years focusing on IT Systems Administration, and IT Consulting.  He currently works remotely, from his home office, as an IT Consulatant for one of the largetst technology companies in the world.  In his professional career he has managed several multi-million dollar projects, vendor relationships, client relationships, and budgets.

Donald was born and raised in Cleveland, OH, but has lived all over the country. He spent 10 of the most formative years in Cincinnati, OH. He is a charter member of the Gamma Xi Omega Cincinnati Alumni chapter.  His business acumen, attention to detail, and goal-oriented mentality continue to drive him professionally, personally, and fraternally.