HESS Member Cohorts

HESS Product-focused Member Cohort Groups

The objective of these HESS Cohort Groups is to bring together our member institutions into community to work with their solution providers’ executives, collaborate and innovate on their specific enterprise administrative solution and its use. There are many advantages and possibilities evident through our member institutions working together to cooperate together to negotiate, collaborate and share resources to increase efficiencies & lower costs together in community.

Current HESS Cohort Leaders

  • Anthology Cohort Co-chairs, Board of Directors (HESS)
    • Paul Dupree, Asbury University (Chief Information Officer)*
    • Kirk Bay, Mercer University (Exec. Director, Application Services)
  • Ellucian Colleague Cohort Co-Chairs, Board of Directors (HESS)
  • Ellucian Banner Cohort Co-chair, Board of Directors (HESS) 
  • Jenzabar Cohort Chair, Board of Directors (HESS)
    • Andrew Ryan, Centre College (Chief Information Officer)
    • Kenitra Horsley, Queen’s College of Charlotte (Chief Information Officer)
  • Oracle Cohort (HESS Collective Program) Co-chairs, Board of Directors (HESS)
    • Todd Norris, Saint Mary’s College- Notre Dame, IN. (Chief Information Officer)
    • Gene Spencer, Ursinus College (Chief Information Officer)
  • Workday Cohort Co-Chairs, Board of Directors (HESS)
    • Spencer Golden, Haverford College (Associate Chief Information Officer)
    • Maria Piret, Lynn University (Director, Information Systems)
  • Members-at-Large, Board of Directors (HESS)
    • Trey Arrington, Wofford College (Chief Information Officer)
    • Matthew McKenna, Cleveland Institute of Art  (Associate Vice President of Information Systems & Technology)