Kathy leads member relationships for Tambellini, with responsibility for renewing and growing the higher educational institutional and vendor business. As a former CIO, she also shares her expertise in the higher education market and the trends that affect their decisions. For higher education-focused technology companies and solution providers, Kathy serves as a guide to help them better understand the higher education technology landscape and the unique goals, needs, and constraints of colleges and universities. Through her extensive experience and member feedback, Kathy also helps shape Tambellini’s services packages.
Kathy has over 30 years of leadership experience in information technology, strategic planning, communications, business development, and consulting. She was the CIO at Marquette University for over 16 years. She also served as the CIO at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and help IT leadership positions at the College of St. Benedict and the University of St. Johns.
She has served on various Board of Directors and is a requested national speaker on IT leadership.
Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer information systems from University of Mary, and MBA from St. Cloud University.
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