Serving Education and Training Markets Since 2006

NACUBO 2012 Innovation Showcase Theater

Education Innovation Showcase – Booth 1517

the Gilfus Education Group would like to invite you and your colleagues to attend the “Education Innovation Showcase” at booth 1517 at the NACUBO Conference in Washington.

The Education Innovation showcase brings together a prestigious group of Education Leaders, Company Executives and Higher Education Innovators in one unique location.

Some of our esteemed guests include:

  • Doyle Smith & Kris Rhodes Maximus Higher Education Practice
  • Rick Staisloff, Principal rpkGROUP
  • Richard Spence & Tony Tajkarimi of Three River Systems
  • Peter McAliney, Principal Chenery & Company, Inc.
  • Jonathon Pilon, VP at Empower SIS
  • Brian Sweeney, Business Development UniMarket

Getting to the Gilfus Education Group Booth

Head directly into the conference room, walk past the NACUBO book store and Cyber Cafe

and  look to your left. the Gilfus Education Group education innovation showcase theater

fills up quickly so arrive early.


Sunday, July 29th

11:20am Gilfus Education Group Gilfus Team Member Advancing With Technology from a“Non-Technical” Perspective
12:00pm Maximus Higher Education Practice Doyle Smith Director
Research Administration Consulting Services & Software Solutions Compliant with OMB Circulars A-21, A-122, A-110 and A-133
12:40pm rpkGROUP Rick Staisloff Principal New Tools for New Times – Strategic Finance in Higher Education
1:20pm Gilfus Education Group Gilfus Team Member
Selecting the “Right” Enterprise Software System for Your Institution

Monday, July 30th

7:40am Gilfus Education Group Tara Cordova Principal Gilfus Advisor Member Network
8:20am Three River Systems Richard Spence & Tony Tajkarimi Regional Sales Managers
Academic ERPs: Why You Need a “Disruptive Technology” to Meet
and Exceed the Demands of Today’s Disruptive Higher Education
9:00am Maximus Higher Education Practice Kris Rhodes Director
RosterTechTM Continuing Education for Employees; Mitigating risk, increasing awareness, improving compliance
9:40am Chenery & Company

Peter McAliney Principal

Increasing Retention Through an Integrated Systems Design Approach

Tuesday, July 31st 

11:10am Gilfus Education Group Gilfus Team Member

Serving the Student: Better, Cheaper, Faster!

11:50am EMPOWER SIS Jonathon PilonVP Special Markets Using Total Cost of Ownership to Select a Student Information System
12:30pm UniMarket Brian Sweeney Business Development Collaboritive Sourcing in the Cloud
1:10pm Gilfus Education Group Gilfus Team Member
Navigating Economic Challenges Not Seen Since the Great Depression

Attend a presentation and become eligible to win an iPad!


Supported NACUBO Initiatives

      – Advancing with Technology

      – Cultivating Leadership

      – Doing the Numbers 

      – Financing the Enterprise

      – Fostering Organizational Effectiveness

      – Maximizing Operational Efficiencies

      – Planning and Budgeting

      – Running the Campus

      – Serving the Student

Our teams have played key roles in helping guide academic institutions through the most challenging economic times since the Great Depression.


Based in Washington, DC, the Gilfus Education Group delivers education innovation by bringing refreshing clarity and a pragmatic approach to academic and corporate enterprises through educational, technology, and business consulting. The company provides a wide array of services to clients across the United States and around the world, offering insightful and diversified expertise to the education industry. Since 1997, the Gilfus Education Group team has served thousands of universities, colleges, schools, academic content providers, and education and technology companies in meeting their mission‐critical planning and technology needs. The group consists of individuals of the highest caliber talent and experience in educational research, strategy, planning, and technical implementation services representing capabilities for meeting organizational objectives and compliance, evaluating education quality and outcomes, and supporting technical integration, infrastructure, and delivery.


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