Jim MiltonChief Executive Officer
Jim Milton, chief executive officer, is responsible for leading the team at Campus Management towards delivering superior Student Information systems and CRM solutions to higher education institutions globally. He brings more than 30 years of experience at a range of innovative technology companies, where he has successfully led product expansions, mergers, acquisitions and sales strategies.
Most recently, Mr. Milton served as CEO, president and director of SoundBite Communications, a SaaS/Cloud-provider of multi-channel communication solutions. During his tenure he transformed and expanded the company’s product offerings, orchestrated and integrated two acquisitions, and directed its ultimate sale to Genesys in 2013.
Mr. Milton has also held senior executive roles at organizations that include: Intervoice (now part of Convergys), UGS (now part of Siemens), Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (Joint Honors in Computer Science and Economics) from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada.
Mark ArmstrongChief Strategy Officer
Mark Armstrong serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Campus Management, where he utilizes over 25 years of higher education technology experience to drive solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations both in the United States and globally.
Prior to joining Campus Management, Mr. Armstrong served as Vice President, Higher Education Product Development, at Oracle, where he developed and supported a variety of key campus applications and SaaS solutions for the international market. Mr. Armstrong began with the company through Campus Solutions, Inc., in 1995, and after its acquisition by PeopleSoft, was responsible for building its presence in higher education. His early career was spent at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where Mr. Armstrong developed and supported student solutions.
He has served in executive advisory positions with EDUCAUSE, Oracle’s Higher Education User Group, and on the Board of Directors for IMS Global.
Mr. Armstrong holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial design from UCLA, studied in the Technology Executive Management program at MIT Sloan.
Cynthia L. HaynieSenior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
As Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Campus Management, Cynthia L. Haynie is responsible for creating and leading the company’s technology vision and strategy as a global provider of solutions for higher education.
Ms. Haynie’s 25 years of software development experience encompasses leadership of global resources for product research and development, involving both new products and the migration of complex enterprise software systems.
Her early career was with Martin Marietta and IBM, where Ms. Haynie led engineering teams to support the Department of Defense and NASA initiatives. Most recently, she served as Chief Technology Officer at SolArc, Inc., a global provider of commodity trading and risk management solutions. Prior to SolArc, she served in various executive capacities at Rome Corporation, a venture-funded start-up company, and Caminus Corporation, a public company acquired by Sungard, both of which provided trading and risk management software solutions serving the highly regulated energy sector.
Ms. Haynie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A & M and Masters degrees in Information Systems from Denver University and Technology Management from Pepperdine University.
Anders NessenSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Anders Nessen is responsible for the company’s accounting, finance, and facilities. In addition, he plays an integral role in corporate strategy and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Campus Management, Mr. Nessen spent over eight years as an investment professional with Leeds Equity Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the education and training industries. At Leeds Equity, he drove all aspects of the investment process, directing due diligence, negotiating and financing transactions, and monitoring performance post-investment.
Prior to Leeds Equity, Mr. Nessen worked in the mergers and acquisitions department of Lehman Brothers, also in New York. He holds a BS in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Virginia.
Rob SparksChief Marketing Officer
Rob Sparks is Chief Marketing Officer for Campus Management, and is charged with expanding the global brand of the company and its solutions. Mr. Sparks brings over 20 years of higher education and technology expertise to the company.
He began his career at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada, and then joined SCT where he held leadership positions within that company, SunGard Higher Education and Ellucian, working in Europe, the Middle East and North America. Mr. Sparks then took a global assignment in the United Kingdom as VP, Product Management and Strategy, at Unit4 Business Software for Education and Research. Most recently, he served as SVP, Partner Support, at Academic Partnerships.
Mr. Sparks is a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
Viki Hucke-McCrightSenior Vice President, Career Education
Viki L Hucke-McCright, Senior Vice President, Career Education, leads Campus Management’s product and solutions strategy teams, including Product Management, User Experience and Partnerships. Ms. Hucke-McCright has more than twenty four years of experience in higher education. Since joining Campus Management in 1995, Ms. Hucke-McCright has worked in various roles including Development, Learning Center and Product Management.
Currently, she is focused on driving product and solution strategies for the organization. Among her contributions to Campus Management, Ms. Hucke-McCright has been instrumental in the evolution of Campus Management’s student information system and portal solution, CampusVue Student and CampusVue Portal, as well as the acquisition of Talisma CRM, the leading solution for relationship management in higher education.
Prior to Campus Management, Ms. Hucke-McCright began her career in higher education, serving roles in financial aid and student finance. She holds a B.S. in Finance from Texas Tech University.
Jim BrigadierSenior Vice President of Field Operations
Jim Brigadier serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Professional Services, Americas for Campus Management, where he is responsible for all aspects of field operations including customer enablement management. He brings over 15 years of traditional/not-for-profit higher education sector experience.
Prior to coming to Campus Management, he was the Executive Vice President of Sales for Academic Partnerships, a leader in business process outsourcing in online education for traditional colleges and universities in the U.S. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brigadier was in sales and sales management for SCT, SunGard Higher Education and Ellucian where he was the Vice President of Customer Relationships.
Prior to his entrée into the higher education software and services market, Jim spent 8 years with the U.S. Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer and as a recruiter on college campuses.
Mr. Brigadier has a business degree from the University of South Carolina and an MBA from Auburn University.
Raj MruthyunjayappaSenior Vice President and Managing Director, Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
Raj Mruthyunjayappa manages operations for Campus Management across its Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa divisions and is Managing Director of Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., which is wholly owned subsidiary of Campus Management Corporation.
Raj has been instrumental in establishing an international footprint for Campus Management and under his leadership, Talisma/Campus Management has been helping global institutions across BFSI, Education and ITES hone their customer management strategies to build long-lasting and profitable customer relationships across 26 countries. He has successfully spearheaded Talisma’s foray into SaaS and cloud computing along with emerging frontiers such as social media marketing and enterprise mobility, as well as the launch of Citizen Relationship Management software solutions for public sector organizations.
His previous roles include executive management positions at nGenera Corporation spanning sales, services, engineering, business operations and business development and management positions at Aditi Technologies and Visual Commerce in the U.S. Raj holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from Mysore University.