Board Members

Ellen Barry

Principal
The EBarry Group
Ellen Barry is the Principal at the EBarry Group.

Arnold Crater

Chief Information Officer
Regional Transit Authority
Ed Earl is Chief Information Officer at Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NMS: LFUS), a global company offering the broadest line of circuit protecti...
David Edelstein was appointed Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Systems, Health, Safety & Environment and Chief Informa...

Scott Glickson

Partner
McGuire Woods LLP
Scott Glickson advises software, technology consulting, telecommunications, life science and other emerging and established technology compa...

Mark Griesbaum

Managing Partner
Affinity4U, LLC
Mark Griesbaum is currently the Managing Partner, at Affinity4U.

Joseph Harvey

Co-founder, Director of Technology & Program Instructor
City Incite
A dynamic professional with the ability to view all situations as an opportunity to both add value and learn. A self proclaimed “IT J...

Bruce Jones

WW Sales Vice President Big Data Software
HPE Software
Bruce is the WW Vice President of Sales for HPE Software’s Big Data Sales and has been on the ic stars board for over twelve years.

Sabrina King

Managing Vice President, HR and Organization Development
American Dental Association
Sabrina leads the human resources area for the American Dental Association which is headquarterd in Chicago and Washington, DC.

Robert Kress

Executive Director, Global IT Audit
Accenture
Robert Kress is the Executive Director in Accenture’s high performance IT organization that supports the $25 billion company and its 230,000...

Dale Kutnick

Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Gartner
Dale Kutnick is senior vice president of Gartner Executive Programs where he is focused on expanding the IT executive segment of the company...

Richard Linden

Owner & CEO
Geneva Technical Services

Megan McCann

President & Founder
McCann Partners
Megan McCann is an established IT recruitment leader in Greater Chicago who developed a unique, collaborative approach to IT solutions and t...

Patrick Moroney

Chief Information Officer
Central States Funds
Mr. Moroney is currently Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Central States Funds which is the largest multi-employer Taft-Hartley organizati...

Clare Robbins

Creative Business Partner
Google
Innovation and brand marketing consultant at The ZOO, Google’s in-house think tank for brands and agencies.

Yvonne Scott

SVP & CIO
Crowe Horwath LLP
Yvonne Scott is Chief Information Officer for Crowe Horwath, LLP.

Jerome Snell

Chief Technology Officer
Accuity
Jerome Snell is a commercially focused technology leader with 20 years of experience in product development, team creation, and change ...

Dan Verdeyen

Sr. Director, IT Applications
CDW
Dan Verdeyen is Chief Architect at CDW.

Leslie Vickrey

Founder & CEO
ClearEdge Marketing
From her role as a CEO to her involvement in advancing women in technology, Leslie Vickrey uses her keen entrepreneurial spirit to make a di...

Mary Ellen Woods

Former CIO
Veolia Water
Mary Ellen Woods is the former VP and CIO of Veolia Water North America. While there she led the development of IT strategy and its implemen...

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$9,846
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$57,240