Meet The Board of Directors
John SlackPresident and CEO
John Slack has received national recognition for his work helping clients develop and execute strategic plans over the last 35 years. Since 1992, John has worked with colleges and universities to transform their operations and serve students through the efficient use of technology. He has held a wide range of executive positions at four different ERP software and technology firms serving the higher education market and is able to bring the skills he learned in the Fortune 50 marketplace to higher education. Through these techniques, he has been instrumental in helping organizations achieve their objectives.
Dr. Thomas A. Warger has held a variety of leadership roles in IT management in higher education in more than 20 years of his career. Since 2000 he has been an independent consultant. He was CIO at Bryn Mawr College (Pennsylvania) for 9 years and IT projects coordinator at Five Colleges, Inc. (Massachusetts) for 5 years. He has served as interim CIO at five different colleges, with two of those posts including library interim directorship. He has also consulted at numerous colleges and universities and has written numerous professional articles for the Edutech Report, Educause Review, and University Business Officer.
Kathy LangCIO for Marquette University
Kathy J. Lang is a leader in information technology in the higher-education industry. Currently, she is the CIO for Marquette University, a private, Catholic, research university that serves more than 11,000 students who learn and grow through nationally admired undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. As Marquette’s CIO, she is responsible for the strategic direction of technology and operational management of technology services, including technology infrastructure, project management, and service management.
Dr. Teresa SmithVice President for Administration & CFO, Tallahassee Community College
With over 20 years of executive-level experience in higher education, Teresa Smith has overseen a breadth of administrative departments including information technology, accounting, finance, budget, human resources, financial aid, physical plant and auxiliary services. An experienced professor, Teresa has also taught both on-the-ground and distance learning classes in higher education finance, business, and accounting at universities and community colleges since 1997. Teresa Smith is a dynamic leader with the vision to guide the 21st century institution of higher learning and the experience to achieve business and financial goals.