Cameron brings a wealth of collaborative leadership and IT project management knowledge. He comes to us from First American Title, where he was the head of application development, performance and support, overseeing all First American Title applications as well as enterprise financial systems; enterprise financial and operational reporting; and business intelligence. He also served for a number of years as First American’s Vice President of Infrastructure and Chief Technology Officer. In his tenure at First American and elsewhere he has managed multiple enterprise application projects. Prior to his roles at First American Title, Cameron spent 26 years at Pacific Life. He spent his last 10 years as the CIO for the Life Insurance Division.
Chris Shultz has more than 20 years of experience managing, designing and implementing student information systems in higher education. One of his most significant projects involved managing the implementation of UCI’s financial aid management, network and database systems. Chris was also an active participant in the project team that determined requirements and facilitated implementation of the campuses Student Billing System. Although he was continuously involved with IT initiatives on campus, Chris took a seven-year hiatus from an IT role to lead the UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships as director from 2007 to 2014 before joining the SIS Project as the technical manager. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in information and computer science and is a proud alumnus of UCI.
Marie Alford is the overall Functional Manager, leading the team of Functional Leads on the SIS Project. Marie possesses an exceptional knowledge of higher ed processes and procedures; she has been the Director of Admissions since 2006 at California State University, Long Beach. She also brings with her a strong foundation of technical knowledge on student information systems. She has worked with both homegrown and vendor-delivered systems during her time at Texas Tech and Cal State Long Beach, as well as developing and implementing student information system training for faculty and staff at Texas Tech.
Senior Project Manager
Jackson earned his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Southern California. He has worked as a project manager at NFL.com, Toyota Motor Sales and Toyota Financial Services. Additionally, he has been an IT manager at First American Financial Corp. On SIS, he will be helping with project management activities relating to systems deployments.
Ellucian Project Management
Howard has xtensive experience leading businesses Information Technology improvement initiatives in Federal, State, Public and Commercial entities such as the delivery of Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP) implementations including accompanying Business Process Reengineering, e-Commerce Strategies and Systems Integration. He has 25 years of combined experience in information technologies within federal, state, commercial, and public sectors holding Director, Program Manager, Project Director and Manager positions.
Cheryl Cline is responsible for the successful delivery of all Ellucian reporting and analytic products, including Banner ODS and EDW. She oversees all the Reporting deliverables for the SIS Project.
John is PMP certified with over 19 years in service delivery and project management in Banking and Higher Education Technology. He holds a Green Belt – Six Sigma Certification and background in statistical process control and business process analysis. He has also Managed Rapid Deployment Implementations of Ellucian Elevate and Banner Integrations.
Regional Delivery Director, West
Christine is an accomplished Services executive with a deep understanding and experience in in the Hosted software industry for Higher education, K12 and Government verticals. Her work experience in professional services spans industry leaders such as Ellucian, Kronos and Dell. Her account base has included leading complex on premise and hosted HCM and ERP programs with UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, the Claremont University Consortium, Villanueva, Auburn, Harvard and MIT amongst several others.
Technical Project Manager
Has worked for Ellucian for 8 years specializing in Banner hardware and technical architecture. Specializes in assisting clients migrating to Banner or migrating to new hardware, installing and configuring Banner 9 applications and other Banner modules.