The Tambellini Group consists of a diverse team of people who are passionate about helping other people achieve business and personal success. Members of the Tambellini Group bring unparalleled knowledge and experience that helps clients get results as many are former administrators, educators, marketplace executives, and industry experts. Each member has many years of career achievements along with excellent client relationships.

Vicki Tambellini

President and CEO

Vicki Tambellini has more than 30 years of experience and is an award-winning software company executive, author, blogger, consultant, guest-speaker, and entrepreneur...

Mary Beth Cahill

Vice President, Research

As head of research for The Tambellini Group, Mary Beth Cahill focuses on higher education technology trends and software strategies. Ms. Cahill has led numerous research efforts...

Katelyn Ilkani

Vice President, Client Services and Cybersecurity Research

Ms. Ilkani is responsible for guiding and directing The Tambellini Group’s Cybersecurity Research Practice. She is an innovator in education and cybersecurity...

Jacqueline Cherie

Director, Client Services

Jacqueline Cherie has a background in technology business management, project management, sales, research, publishing, consulting, and professional instruction. ...

Alex Freeman

Senior Analyst and Director, Client Engagement

With experience in membership management, market research, and publishing, Alex Freeman provides direct support to Tambellini members as a part of the Client Services team...

Candace Eidson

Research Director

As the Research Director for The Tambellini Group, Candace Eidson conducts the depth and breadth of the company’s research coverage, using meticulous research methodologies...

Michele Cummins

Research Associate

Michele Cummins serves as a research associate at The Tambellini Group, with responsibilities in investigative research, writing, and editing. Using her proficiency in modern research...

Marie Benesh

Senior Market Analyst

Marie Benesh brings to The Tambellini Group broad experience in program and project management in both public and private sectors. She has led successful projects in ERP...

Legal Advisory Services

Stephen Dix

Attorney - Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C.

Steve Dix brings a 30-year in-house career at high tech companies, most recently as the Senior Vice president, General Counsel and Secretary at …

Linn Freedman

Attorney - Robinson+Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm

Linn Freedman practices in data privacy and cybersecurity law, and complex litigation. She is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Business Litigation Group and chairs ...

Leslie Spasser

Attorney - Polsinelli PC, an Am Law 100 firm

Leslie Spasser handles complex technology transactions for clients in the media and communications, education, health care and financial services industries …

Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

Corey Fling

Chief Information Officer - Point Loma Nazarene University

Corey Fling serves as the Chief Information Officer at Point Loma Nazarene University. Mr. Fling has led transformation efforts at the university to modernize its technology ...

Beth Hayes

Deputy Chief Information Officer - Vassar College

Beth Hayes is the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Director of Enterprise Services at Vassar College. She has led efforts to move the college from a legacy ERP to a modern, mobile …

Bret Ingerman

Vice President for Information Technology - Tallahassee Community College

Serving as the Chief Information Officer, Mr. Ingerman is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction for technology at Tallahassee Community College …

Michael Mathews

Associate Vice President of Technology and Innovation - Oral Roberts University

Mike Mathews has served Oral Roberts University as Chief Information Officer and AVP for Technology and Innovation. Mr. Mathews has successfully led a 2-year initiative to transform …

Ravi Pendse

Vice President and Chief Information Officer - Brown University

As Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Brown University, Ravi Pendse has extensive experience in technology leadership, ERP projects, change management …

David Sherry

Chief Information Security Officer - Princeton University

As Chief Information Security Officer at Princeton University, David Sherry is responsible for developing university policy and strategy regarding matters of information security ...

Marilyn Smith

Vice President and Chief Information Officer - George Mason University

Marilyn Smith has been Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of George Mason University since 2013, where she leads ...

Gordon Wishon

Chief Information Officer (Retired) - Arizona State University

Gordon Wishon recently retired as the Chief Information Security at Arizona State University, where he provided leadership for the University Technology Office which is responsible …

Independent Contractors

Fred Damiano

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Chief Information Officer - Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Fred Damiano serves in a dual senior executive role at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. As CIO, he directs and oversees all aspects of IT service delivery

Ann Kristin Glenster

Data Privacy Consultant - Glenrox Consultancy

Ann Kristin Glenster is an acknowledged global legal authority specializing in data privacy. She earned a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, specializing in constitutional law …

David Kieffer

Associate Vice President for Administrative Applications -The Ohio State University

He brings expertise to that role that leverages more than 25 years of expertise in creating, implementing and managing enterprise-class applications in higher education.

Ed Moyle

Director of thought Leadership and Research - ISACA

In his 20 years in information security, Ed has held numerous positions including: Senior Manager with CTG’s global security practice, Vice President and Information Security Officer for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, and Senior Security Analyst with Trintech.

Ganesan (Ravi) Ravishanker

Chief Information Officer - Wellesley College

Mr. Ravishanker is currently overseeing the college’s transition to Workday and has managed several other major technology transitions and key digitization projects in the library.

Roberta Roth

Director of IT Policy, Strategic Planning and Communication - Nevada System of Higher Education

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Roberta Roth’s role is to provide leadership and coordination in the development, implementation, and measurement of system-wide strategic planning, policies, and communication for Information Technology.