Sue Spies

Research Expertise:

  • Data Strategy
  • Finance
  • Financial Aid
  • HCM
  • Private colleges and universities
  • Student

How Sue Helps
Tambellini Members:

  • Insights on developing, implementing, and supporting academic and administrative systems.
  • Short- and long-term data planning strategies such as integrations, data governance, data warehousing, and BI/reporting for administrative systems.
  • Strategic advising on how to address the rising role of technology in institutional strategy, especially in the private college market.
Sue Spies

Sue Spies

Senior Advisor

Roles and Responsibilities

Sue leads the Tambellini Group’s Enterprise Information Systems practice, setting the research agenda and authoring numerous reports in her areas of expertise. She also assists in client engagements, supports client services, and presents on topics including data strategy, customs solutions, and working collaboratively with institutional research colleagues.

Professional Background

Sue has served higher education for almost 30 years. In her most recent role as Director of Enterprise Information Systems at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, she was responsible for the development, implementation, and support of academic and administrative systems. Prior to working with colleges and universities, Ms. Spies was a public school teacher and an accountant.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Education, University of Vermont

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