Kishor is a member of the KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team and is involved in building predictive models, preparing strategic trade-off scenarios, and executing institutional grant awarding for our clients. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Connecticut College and master’s degree in applied economics from Northeastern University. In his free time, Kishor enjoys playing and watching sports. He is a die-hard Arsenal Football Club fan.
Esin is a member of research operations team and is responsible for project management and client relations. Esin specializes in the application of microeconomics and statistics to the areas of antitrust, competition policy, and labor economics. Prior to joining Maguire Associates, Esin was an Economist at Analysis Group where she conducted economic analyses in the context of complex litigation proceedings in a wide array of industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and airlines. She has assisted clients in all phases of the litigation process, and has supported expert witnesses in their preparation of reports and other testimony in matters involving class certification, market definition, intellectual property, and allegations of price fixing. Her casework has included economic analyses pertaining to Fortune 100 companies. Before Analysis Group, Esin worked at ERSGroup where she performed statistical analyses of employment discrimination claims related to the largest retailer in the world, with focus on race and gender issues. Esin also served as a consultant at the World Bank, where she collaborated in designing and implementing a professional training program to strengthen the Bank’s expertise in education economics and finance. Esin holds a bachelor’s degree from Bilkent University, master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins and Brown University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Georgetown University. In her spare time, Esin enjoys travelling, snowboarding and hiking.
Enrique is a member of the KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team where he builds predictive models to help institutions make strategic decisions regarding the use of institutional aid funds. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and philosophy and a M.Ed in education research, measurement and evaluation from Boston College. Before joining Maguire Associates, Enrique worked as a researcher at the Education Development Center, with Dr. Walt Haney in the expert witness team for a school adequacy lawsuit in Florida, and as an SPSS instructor and a statistics teaching assistant at the Lynch School of Education in Boston College. Enrique spends his free time reading news, learning new outdoor sports, and day dreaming about living on a sailboat.
Don brings over thirty years of experience conceptualizing, developing, and implementing comprehensive academic support programs aimed at student satisfaction and retention. Don is proficient in fostering collaborations between diverse sectors of university communities which is essential to student satisfaction and success. Beyond his expertise in developing retention strategies, Don is adept in developing pipeline programs aimed at placing elementary, middle, and high school students on a path toward STEM and other careers. Don is especially proud of two honors that he has received from Boston College. Since 2006, the College has presented the Dr. Donald Brown Award to “an outstanding senior who throughout their career has made extraordinary contributions to the Boston College community in ways that have benefited African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American (AHANA) students in areas of leadership, service and academic development.” Further, in 2012, one of Boston College’s preeminent student organizations decided to name its annual luncheon in Don’s honor. Don has a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master of education and a bachelor of arts from Springfield College.
Bob joined Maguire Associates in 2012 as part of the senior management team. He brings a broad range of experience in enrollment management in the public and private sectors as well as an extensive business background to the company. Bob was previously Vice President of Enrollment Management at The New School, a private university based in New York City, where he was responsible for admission, marketing, operations, student financial services, and the registrar. He also served as the Executive Vice President Operations and Enrollment Management at Cardean Learning Group, a for-profit on-line education venture. Bob began his career in higher education in 2000 as a consultant to the University of Maryland University College where he ultimately became that institution’s first Vice President of Enrollment Management in 2003. Prior entering the education field, Bob spent 17 years in the communications industry. He has served in various senior management positions with MCI, LCC International, and Solectron Global Services. Bob holds two bachelor’s degrees from Towson University in economics and business administration. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dawn joined Maguire Associates in 2012. She assists in the day-to-day operations of the office and provides general support to the staff at Maguire Associates. Dawn is the friendly voice that our clients most often first hear when calling in to our office. In addition to providing reception to callers and visitors, her primary responsibilities also include catering and internal event planning, staff recruitment coordination and support, and general office maintenance. In her spare time Dawn teaches private music lessons to students and participates in several local orchestras. She enjoys backpacking, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, tennis, motorcycling, road tripping, and rollercoasters. She attended Houghton College where she studied Music (string bass), psychology, and philosophy. You can reach Dawn at email@example.com.
Jim Murtha brings a wealth of management experience to Maguire Associates, having held senior roles in both public and private institutions of higher learning for over thirty years. In addition to experience in finance, budgeting, enrollment management and human resources, Jim is trained in survey research and quantitative methods, has conducted his own research, directed large-scale research operations, and managed major computer and data facilities. Beginning in 1998 and for over 13 years, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The New School in New York’s Greenwich Village. At the end of his New School tenure, Jim served as special advisor to the President, focusing on construction and real estate matters. As New School’s chief administrator, Jim worked closely with former President Bob Kerrey to expand and improve facilities, bolster finances, grow degree enrollment to over 10,000 students, and sharply expand the ranks of full-time faculty. As a fitting capstone to their work on behalf of The New School, in fall 2013, the University Center will open at the intersection of 14th Street and Fifth Avenue. This award-winning, LEED gold facility will add more than 375,000 square feet to The New School’s campus. Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill’s Roger Duffy, the 16-story center will house design studios, laboratories, a student residence, interdisciplinary classrooms, and much more. In 1979, while completing his doctorate in sociology at Columbia University, Jim secured a research position at The City University of New York (CUNY). He and his colleagues conducted numerous studies on post-graduation status, retention, and the effects of educational interventions in predicting success in college. This work figured prominently in improving CUNY’s academic reputation and setting the stage for major reforms. Beginning in 1985, Jim directed CUNY’s institutional research effort and later served as Associate Dean for Planning, Acting Budget Director, and finally as University Dean for Information Services. In 1995, he joined Baruch College as Vice President for Administration where he managed several rounds of New York State imposed budget reductions, modernized technology, and collaborated with the provost to expand the College’s summer offerings. He guided the launch of a 450,000 square foot vertical campus construction project, which now provides Baruch’s students and faculty a state-of-the art educational, recreational, and performing arts facility. Jim has served as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University, Queens College (CUNY), St. John’s University, and Baruch. In fall 2011, he rejoined the Baruch faculty to teach The Finance of Higher Education in the College’s master’s program in the Higher Education Administration. He chairs the Board of Trustees of New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire, and serves as a member of the advisory board of the Institute for Irish American Studies at the City University of New York. Jim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mitchell is the newest member of the KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team and is involved in building predictive models, preparing strategic trade-off scenarios, and executing institutional grant awarding for our clients. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and a M.S. in resource economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In his free time, Mitchell enjoys being outdoors, playing sports, and cooking. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Ismael E. Carreras
Ismael E. Carreras is a nationally recognized expert in market research design and analysis, having spent more than 13 years helping clients with their critical business decisions. He is known for making complex statistical topics approachable to colleagues and clients alike. Ismael directs the overall Maguire Associates research portfolio, working across the board in leadership, management, client services, and sales. Prior to joining Maguire Associates, Ismael was a Senior Research Director and Leader at Quintiles Market Intelligence (formerly Eidetics), where he was instrumental in establishing and refining many quantitative methodologies. He was the 2011 co-winner of the American Marketing Association’s David K. Hardin Award for Best Paper in Marketing Research magazine titled, “How informative is your segmentation? A simple new metric shows surprising results.” His positions as Assistant Dean of Admissions at Bates College and as an intern at Maguire Associates, along with his doctoral dissertation exploring the factors influencing college application decisions among Latino students, have given him a deep understanding of higher education. Ismael received both a M.Ed. and a Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from Boston College, where he currently lectures on such subjects as statistics, attitude and opinion measurement, and design of experiments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bates College. Outside of the office, he is an avid golfer, enjoys jazz, and passionately supports Manchester City Football Club. Ismael can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah joined the staff in 2011 and is involved in the management of data collection, processing and analysis of data, and assisting with the preparation of reports and presentations. Sarah received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from American International College and a M.S. in psychology from Boston University. Sarah previously worked in the genetics research department at Boston University and in the psychology department on a longitudinal twin study. She also has several by-lines on publications and poster board presentations. Sarah can be reached at email@example.com.
Kim has 20 years of experience in applied research in education. She brings a broad portfolio of skills in market research, program evaluation, and assessment as well as an expertise in research that informs critical enrollment management decisions. Kim is responsible for the overall research operations of the company. She oversees staff assignments, client delivery and satisfaction, quality control, utilization and profitability analysis, training, and presentations management. Prior to joining Maguire Associates in 2011, Kim served as Program Director and Senior Analyst at Eduventures, Inc. where she conducted market research for colleges and universities and led a research agenda that produced national studies on a variety of enrollment focused issues. Kim has worked with over 100 colleges and institutions including Boston College, Purdue University, the University of San Diego, the University of California- Irvine, SUNY Buffalo State College, the University of Dayton, and the University of Florida. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a master’s degree in television, radio, and film from Syracuse University and has completed Ph.D. coursework in mass communication at Indiana University. As a United States Tennis Association High Performance coach, Kim has coached and mentored dozens of nationally and regionally ranked junior tennis players. She is currently an avid swimmer and enjoys all things outdoors. Kim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patricia (Patty) Blanchette joined Maguire Associates in 2011. She serves as a consultant and project leader in the enrollment management area. Patty joins us from The College Board where she served as Senior Director for K-16 Initiatives in the New England Regional Office. Prior to joining The College Board, Patty worked in a variety of teaching, research, residential life, and enrollment management positions in higher education and secondary schools, including: the University of California, Santa Cruz and Berkeley, Stanford University, F. W. Olin College of Engineering, and Phillips Exeter Academy. Her experience in these positions has honed her skills in helping institutional leaders to effectively align academic and administrative priorities. Patty holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz, an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. from Boston College. A classically trained dancer for more than 20 years, Patty is also a passionate fan of Boston sports, maps and cartography, and international travel. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Joel Seligman is a higher education communications leader with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior manager and consultant. Over the course of his career, he has held progressively more senior communications positions at Cornell University, Boston University, and the University of Chicago leading complex projects and teams in branding, alumni engagement, and related advancement functions. Joel holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Cornell, where he studied communication planning and strategy. Under the supervision of Robert Zemsky, he earned a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania meriting distinction for his dissertation, entitled “Institutional Strategy and Communications as Catalysts for Philanthropic Support of Private Research Universities in the United States” (2009). Joel’s research interests center on the role of formalized and disciplined strategic planning and communications as they relate to advancing higher education. Prior to joining Maguire Associates, Joel has led consulting projects at the Eastman School of Music, New England Conservatory, Northeastern University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Chicago (prior to his employment there), and the University of Oregon. Since joining Maguire Associates in 2011, he has worked on projects for Boston University, Saint Anselm College, the University of Michigan, Capital University, Cornell University, and Swarthmore College. Joel serves on alumni advisory boards at Cornell and Penn. He is an alumnus of LeadBoston and a member of the executive board of the Public Relations Society of America’s Counselors to Higher Education Section. He has also served on the faculty of conferences and workshops sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and won CASE awards for communications materials and faculty service. Joel is based in Washington, DC, where he enjoys rowing, cooking, and choral music. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an academic trained in the scientific method, Jack Maguire introduced market research to the field of admissions when he became the Dean of Admissions at Boston College in the early 1970’s. Soon after he began his groundbreaking work in admissions marketing, he created (and named) the first enrollment management model for the recruitment and retention of students. During his tenure at Boston College, he tripled the number of applications and transformed the quality and national character of the student body. Since his founding of Maguire Associates in 1983, Jack has served hundreds of clients and contributed to the evolution of marketing in higher education. He has authored numerous papers and served as a faculty member at institutes such as the Harvard Summer Institute and has been featured in Money magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” and “Morning Edition.” Jack also founded the Web-based market research company, DiscoverWhy, and is the principal author of a patent on innovative research technology and methods, which was approved by the U.S. Patent Office in 2000. He chaired the Lexington (MA) School Committee and has served as a trustee of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, The College Board, and four institutions of higher education in the U.S. and abroad. Jack is currently on the Board of Overseers of the USS Constitution Museum. He co-authored with his Maguire Associates colleague, Larry Butler, a book on a “systems” approach to enrollment management entitled EM=C2: A New Formula for Enrollment Management. Jack holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Boston College and received a post-doctoral fellowship from Rice University. He has served as leader of projects such as Boston College, Boston University, the University of Notre Dame, Rice University, The New School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Columbia University Teachers College. His avocations include the history and culture of Nantucket, the theory and strategy/tactics of baseball, the elusive simple solution to Fermat’s Last Theorem, and Cosmic Evolution – from the Big Bang to networked consciousness. He is also a movie buff. You can reach Jack at email@example.com.
Dave is a member of the KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team at Maguire Associates and works with clients interested in using financial aid to advance their institutional goals. Prior to joining the company, he served as Vice President for Enrollment Management, Director of Enrollment Services, and Director of Financial Aid. Dave has expertise in the intricacies of financial aid and admissions as well as the role of enrollment management in institutional planning at the senior leadership level. This hands-on experience brings a valuable perspective to the clients he serves at Maguire Associates. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Anselm College and a master’s degree in student personnel services from the University of South Carolina. Dave can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Johanna is involved in the data collection and data processing phases of our projects and also contributes to the design, analysis, and reporting phases. She holds a Diplom in social sciences from Justus-Liebig-Universitaet Giessen in Germany. Johanna has worked on the Maguire Associates/FastWeb College Decision Impact Study and on projects for Boston University and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Tara brings fifteen years of experience as a researcher and consultant with educational institutions to her projects. She has worked with all types of colleges and universities throughout the country and draws from that breadth of experience to help institutions advance their institutional marketing, branding, competitive positioning strategies, enrollment management practices, and strategic planning. Tara’s research expertise includes a thorough knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies with all higher education populations, and she is well versed in advanced statistical techniques. She also draws practices and knowledge from her training at Boston University where she completed a M.B.A. with a concentration in marketing. Most recently, Tara has done work for the University of Michigan, the University System of Georgia, the University of Delaware, MGH Institute of Health Professions, College of Mount St. Joseph, the Institutes of Technology Ireland, and Catholic University of America. Tara is a regular presenter at higher education conferences, such as the American Marketing Association Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education, EAIR (European Association for Institutional Research) Forum, ACT Enrollment Planners Conference, National Association for College Admission Counseling National Conference, and AACRAO’s SEM Conference. Prior to joining Maguire Associates, Tara worked as a Research Project Manager for The Marketing Workshop, a full-service marketing research and strategy firm located in the Atlanta area. She also has a bachelor’s degree from Bard College. Her personal interests include travel, antiquing, and gourmet cooking. You can reach Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah is an expert in enrollment management research, analysis and strategy. Prior to joining Maguire Associates in 2006, Sarah held the positions of Director of Research & Planning and Director of Enrollment Services at Brandeis University. She worked closely with Alexander (Sandy) Astin at UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute to plan for and analyze data from the CIRP Freshman Survey. Sarah holds two bachelor’s degrees (violin performance and psychology) and a master’s degree in experimental psychology from California State University, Northridge; a master’s degree in education from UCLA; and a Ph.D. in higher education and organizational change from UCLA. A frequent author and speaker in the U.S. and abroad, Sarah’s most recent webinars include Getting Smart with Your Net Price Calculator and Drive Retention Performance Through a Comprehensive Action Plan with Magna Publications. Sarah is a regular contributor to Maguire Associates’ Insights for a Changing Economy series, and her recent presentations and publications include The Second Wave of Consumer Transparency in Higher Education, Preparing for 2012: Using Data to Determine Value and Inform Pricing, Tuition Discounting Goes Global, and Leveraging Institutional Data for Successful Recruitment and Enrollment Outcomes. Sarah also leads company technology development efforts and manages projects for several institutions, including the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, the University of Cincinnati, Indiana State University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Northwood University, and the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Outside the office, Sarah can be found walking her dogs in the woods, attending classes at the boxing gym, and chauffeuring her daughter to ballroom dancing lessons and competitions.
The newest member of the enrollment management modeling team, Cong is involved with building models, preparing strategic trade-off scenarios, and executing institutional grant awarding for our clients. She brings experience interning in a cooperative financial association and in consumer science research. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Peking University and two master’s degrees in statistics and in consumer behavior, which she received simultaneously, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Cong is an avid sports fan, especially when she is rooting for the Badgers, and she loves to cook. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Kristine is responsible for the management of all finances for the company, including forecasting, taxes, payroll, banking, accounts payable and accounts receivables. She has over 15 years of experience in financial management in the public and private sectors. Kristine holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley College and is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. You can reach Kristine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a member of the KnowledgeWorks modeling team, Tom is involved with building models, preparing strategic trade-off scenarios, and executing institutional grant awarding for our clients. Before his arrival at Maguire Associates in 2009, he served as a program evaluator at Wilmington High School and a teacher and tester at Sylvan Learning Center. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a master’s in educational research, measurement, and evaluation from Boston College. Most recently, Tom has worked as the lead analyst on modeling projects for the University of Saint Thomas, Dean College, Regis College, Illinois Institute of Technology, Mercyhurst College, and Framingham State College. When not building models, you can find Tom in the pool, on the slopes or on the links. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Jessica directs the company’s consulting practices as well as its marketing and business development initiatives. She previously led the firm’s KnowledgeWorkspractices, which include its predictive modeling and quantitative and qualitative research portfolios. Jessica led McWade Group for 10 years prior to joining Maguire Associates, providing strategy, leadership, and message development services to higher education, corporate, and non-profit clients. She was previously Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications for Raytheon; Director, Corporate Communications for Textron; and Director, Corporate Affairs for BankBoston. She was a senior officer in all three corporations and a member of Raytheon’s Global Executive Management Team. She also served as Deputy Press Secretary to the Mayor of Boston and photographer to the Governor of Massachusetts. Jessica has done business in over 20 nations including Argentina, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, and the former Soviet Union. She is a doctoral-degree candidate (ABD status) in leadership and organizational development at The George Washington University. She is past president of the World Affairs Council of Boston and a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, overseer at Sea Education Association (SEA), founder of the Creative Economy Council of New England, and has served on many boards. Jessica was appointed a Fellow to the Salzburg Seminar (Austria), served as a British-American Fellow (Northern Ireland), and is an alumna of the LEADBoston Program. She has studied at the Aspen Institute, Omega Institute, St. John’s College in Santa Fe, University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop, and University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute. She is also a Commander (Retired) in the U.S. Naval Reserve, having undertaken many military and diplomatic assignments in diverse locations such as The White House, Pentagon, Greenland/North Pole, Buckingham Palace, NATO Headquarters, and U.S. embassies around the world. Jessica was graduated from Boston University (B.S.), New York University (M.B.A.), and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (M.P.A.). She also attended The Stockholm School of Economics on an International Management Fellowship. At Maguire Associates, she has worked on projects for Capital University, the College of Mount St. Joseph, Cornell University, LIM College, MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts), Metropolitan State University, Saint Louis University, Simmons College, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the University of Michigan, and the University of Puget Sound. She has also delivered major presentations to the ACT Enrollment Planners Conference, AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education, The College Board Forum, and The College Board Middle States Forum. You can reach Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda Cox Maguire
Linda has been a consultant at Maguire Associates since 1985. She began her career in the corporate world, but decided to return to education. She served in leadership positions in admissions for nine years before joining Jack to build Maguire Associates. Linda also has experience at the board level through her involvements as former Chair of the Board of Trustees at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA, past president and currently vice president of the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy in Boston, trustee for UCP National, and corporator at a local hospital. She has been a featured speaker at conferences around the world and heads up projects across all service lines of the company. As Vice Chair, she also is involved in directing the future of the company and managing the Board of Directors. Linda received her bachelor’s degree from Douglass College of Rutgers University and her master’s degree in educational administration from Boston College. Linda has led projects for Amherst College, Harvard University, Smith College, the Cooper Union, Yamagata University (Japan), the University of Central Lancashire (UK), Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Capital University, Cornish College of the Arts, Dean College, and Phillips Academies in Andover and Exeter. Her personal interests include boating, water sports, horseback riding, travel, and reading. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Todd joined Maguire Associates in 2004 and manages the daily operations of our office. Todd’s incredible management and organizational skills keep us running smoothly. His responsibilities encompass many aspects of our business and include travel planning, marketing and sales support, expense tracking, production for a monthly internal newsletter, and contributing to the administration of our technology and telecommunications resources. In his spare time, Todd enjoys biking and running. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer joined Maguire Associates in 2008. As a member of the research team, she primarily contributes to the data collection and preliminary processing operations of the company. Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. You can reach Jennifer at email@example.com.
Trina joined the Maguire Associates’ KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team in 2005 and is involved in the development and analysis of complex predictive models to guide institutional grant aid strategies. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Calcutta and a M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Clark University. Trina loves to cook and likes to watch the food network. You can reach Trina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sujoy is an analyst on Maguire Associates’ KnowledgeWorks enrollment management modeling team. He is involved in building customized predictive models, performing strategic tradeoff analyses, and tracking results for our clients. Prior to joining the company, Sujoy was a research analyst at Beacon Technology Partners in the Boston area. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Calcutta and has a M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Clark University. Sujoy is passionate about soccer and loves to watch movies. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Pat joined Maguire Associates in 1994, bringing substantial experience from her administrative positions in undergraduate admissions at Boston College and Santa Clara University and her work in university development as well. She is masterful at helping all participants in large, complex projects bring their best efforts to bear. She sets research findings and her consulting work within an insightful context, honed by relationships with many different client institutions. In addition to her work in the undergraduate arena, Pat has developed an expertise at both ends of the educational spectrum – in graduate and professional school enrollment and marketing and in assisting secondary schools with enrollment challenges and opportunities. Pat serves as a trustee of Saint Michael’s College and Boston College High School. She has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Boston College. You can reach Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Larry is a specialist in strategic planning. He began his 35-year consulting career with The Boston Consulting Group, where he was responsible for strategy assignments on behalf of a broad array of corporate and institutional clients. He subsequently established a consulting firm specializing in strategic planning for non-profit institutions in fields as diverse as higher education, museums, healthcare, and philanthropy. More recently, he served as Senior Vice President of The Ross Group where he led that firm’s governance and strategy practice. He has written extensively on improving the information resources of governing boards and senior management teams. Larry co-authored with his Maguire Associates colleague, Jack Maguire, a book on a “systems” approach to enrollment management entitled EM=C2: A New Formula for Enrollment Management. He has a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. An accomplished illustrator and caricaturist, Larry was for several years an editorial cartoonist. He continues to pursue these interests through his own design studio. Larry is married with two musician sons. You can reach Larry at email@example.com.