Karen Boudreau-Shea

Research Expertise:

  • Community and Technical Colleges, Workforce Education
  • Institutional Efficiency
  • IT Leadership and Strategy
  • Student Succes

How Karen Helps
Tambellini Members:

  • Alignment of business processes and operations across higher education institutions.
  • Assist vendors in understanding the drivers and needs of higher education institutions, especially in the Community College market.
  • Insights and expertise on Student Success technologies and vendors.
  • Strategic advising for IT leaders to align technology solutions to enable student success and organizational effectiveness.
Karen Boudreau-Shea

Karen Boudreau-Shea

Strategic Advisor

Roles and Responsibilities

Karen works closely with Tambellini members to ensure their technology enablement strategy and supporting solutions are effectively aligned with their academic and administrative systems. By applying her expertise in higher education finance and business operations, she helps technology leaders streamline operations, identify and apply financially sound approaches, and drive successful institutional transformation to support their overall goals and mission.

Professional Background

For the past 20 years, Karen has served colleges and universities in multiple roles. After a decade as the CIO at Lesley University, she most recently served as the Senior Director of Assessment and Optimization at CampusWorks, Inc., where she helped institutions improve their technology operations focused on the student life cycle.

Education & Certifications 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
  • B.A, Accounting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

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