Director, Higher Education at Kaufman Hall
Deborah has a deep background in alternative asset management. Presently, she is Director, Higher Education responsible higher education and general industry clients at Kaufman Hall. Kaufman Hall 's Axiom software product for higher education supports long-range planning, budgeting and forecasting processes while delivering powerful analytics across virtually any metric. Deb leads a team of implementation consultants, manages client relationships and assists Kaufman Hall's sales team
Before Kaufman Hall, Deborah was the Senior Vice President responsible for Account Management, Product Management and Internal Operations at Solovis. Solovis provides leading edge multi-asset class portfolio management software where Deb builds out teams and systems to help the organization grow and solve client problems. Her team included Account Management- staffed with Client Solutions Managers who help their post-implementation clients with strategy, learning new features and user groups. Internally, she focused on strategic projects and operations including hiring, payroll, pipeline management and compliance.
Prior to Solovis, Deborah was a Managing Director at Backstop Solutions Group where she was a key participant in the company’s growth and acquisition strategy. Prior to joining Backstop Solutions, Deborah was a Global Practice Director with Kronos and Vice President of Consulting Resources with PeopleSoft.
Deborah holds a BA in Economic Theory from Wheaton College, an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a certificate in International Business from Cambridge University.