Meet the Core Data Team | Kent State University

The Core Data Team is made up of the Kent State Data Stewards and their colleagues, who are responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the data in their respective areas. The team is currently testing the migration of data into our Salesforce test environment to prepare for our summer project go-lives. Testing is exhaustive, and includes:

  • Defining rules for each data element (i.e. addresses)
  • Verifying that data is loaded correctly into the proper Salesforce fields
  • Validating that Salesforce functionality works properly with the loaded data

 

Data Migrations currently being tested for go live July 2017:

  • General Person data for active students
    • Loaded from Banner
  • Test score for active prospective students
    • Loaded from 107 ACT test files
  • Applicant data for active applicants for Fall 2017
    • Loaded from Banner
  • Recruiting data for active prospective students
    • Loaded from five Hobsons systems
  • Prospective student information from source files, such as SAT, Chegg, Naviance, etc
    • Loaded from 26 different sources

Team Members:

  • Kathleen Abel - Advancement Services Manager, Advancement Services
  • Brittany Armann - Advancement Services Coordinator, Advancement Services
  • Sindhu Bandari - Associate Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Daniel Benner - Senior Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Barbara Boltz - Project Director, Enterprise Data and Systems Support
  • Laura Brown - Executive Director, Advancement Services
  • Marianne Cohol - Senior Project Manager, Information Services
  • Nancy Dellavecchia - Director, Admissions
  • Mark Evans - Director, Student Financial Aid
  • Michealle Gabrovsek - Director, Technology Portfolio Management
  • Dave Garcia - Senior Associate Vice President, Strategic Enrollment Management
  • Brenda Gordon - Project Management Analyst, Academic Operations and Administration
  • Kim Homsher - Business Systems Analyst, Information Services
  • Jaclyn Jimison-Bues - Business Systems Analyst, Information Services
  • Lynette Johnson - Associate University Registrar, Academic Affairs
  • Mark Ledoux - Senior Associate Director, Admissions
  • Octavian Maianu - Business Process Consultant, Information Services
  • Disney Maxwell - Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Jennifer McDonough - Associate Vice ¬†resident, Operations and Administration
  • Steven Minnich - Associate Director, Student Financial Aid Systems

 

  • Iris Mirelez - DIrector, One Stop Student Services
  • Ary Moreira - Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Nicole Neiss - Business Systems Analyst, Information Services
  • Kristin Olafsdottir - University Bursar, Business & Finance
  • Michael Papania - Project Manager, Information Services
  • Carole Pegoraro - Team Leader, Information Services
  • Brian Pekarek - Director, Admissions, Operations & Transfer Systems
  • David Porter - Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Jonathan Prenosil - Business Systems Analyst, Information Services
  • Gail Rebeta - University Registrar, Academic Affairs
  • Cassandra Reeder - Lead Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Cindy Roberts - Lead Applications Developer, Information Services
  • Kim Rodstrom - Associate Director, Prospect Research
  • Melissa Shamblin - Data Coordinator, Admissions Operations & Transfer Systems
  • Dawn Sharnsky - Project Manager, Information Services
  • Shelley Sherwin - Senior Project Manager, Information Services
  • Holly Slocum - Director, Information Services
  • Charity Snyder - Assistant Dean, University College
  • Donna Taylor - Admissions Systems Coordinator, Admissions Operations & Transfer Systems
  • Brian Zahn - Associate Applications Developer, Information Services