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Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Learning outcomes include:
David Houle, Senior Manager for Higher Education Consulting, BerryDunn
Mary Dukakis, Vice President, Operational Services at Southern New Hampshire University
Chris Ellingwood, Senior Manager for Assurance Services, BerryDunn
Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, E&I Cooperative Services, and Executive Director of the Higher Education System and Services Consortium (HESS)
Mary Dukakis is the VP of Operational Services at Southern NH University. In this role she has responsibility for Procurement, Facilities, Capital Construction, and some auxiliary services. Prior to joining SNHU she spent five years at Berklee College of Music and was Director of Procurement and Campus Business Services. Mary has over 25 years of experience in higher education including positions at Brandeis University and Wellesley College. She is a past president of the National Association of Educational Procurement/New England and was a member of the E&I Board of directors for eight years. Mary received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and her Masters of Business Administration from Babson College.
Keith Fowlkes has been a leader in higher education technology for over 25 years. Keith is currently Vice President for E&I Technology Contracts for E&I Cooperative Services in Jericho, New York, the largest non-profit buying consortium for higher education in the U.S. He is a veteran higher education chief information officer and consultant and is co-founder of the Higher Education Systems & Services Consortium (HESS Consortium), a consortium focused on and cloud-based systems (ERP, LMS, CRM, etc.) collaboration and purchasing for private, non-profit institutions. Keith is also a frequent industry speaker and contributing author for several technology-related national publications as a thought leader in technology operations, collaboration and sourcing in higher education. Keith’s professional industry blog can be found at www.keithfowlkes.com.
Chris Ellingwood leads our IT Assurance team in engagements of state lotteries, pari-mutuel industry, financial institutions, insurance companies, technology companies, and third-party administrators. Chris oversees all of the firm’s engagements within the gaming industry including SOC audits, security assessments, and risk assessments. Chris is a Senior Manager in BerryDunn’s Management and IT Consulting Group. He works closely with staff and clients to supervise SOC engagements. He also specializes in IT assurance services, technology planning, and software development life cycle consulting.
Wednesday, May 20 @ 12:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Second of a 2-part series on Finance for a Consortium
Presented by Diane Dimitroff, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, and Brian Williams, Vice President of Faculty Development and Grant Programs, Associated Colleges of the Midwest.
Learning Outcomes TBA. This will be the second of a two-part webinar. Details are forthcoming.