Dustin Fennell


Focus on people first

Dustin has over 18 years experience as a senior IT leader in the Higher Education and Healthcare domains where he specializes in strategic technology alignment and integrating technology to enhance to enhance organizational success. As a seasoned senior executive with over 10 years’ experience, Dustin has a proven track record of understanding operational challenges, introducing solutions that lower costs and increase organizational effectiveness and efficiency, developing high-performing teams, and introducing solutions and infrastructures that have transformed IT into an innovative strategic partner. Dustin served as a faculty member for four years. Dustin has received nominations for six prestigious awards and was named the 2010 Arizona Technology Council Higher Education CIO of the Year and a 2010 Honoree for CIO Magazine’s prestigious CIO 100 award.


  • Experienced Chief Information Officer in higher education and healthcare domains
  • Proven talent in developing high-performing teams and implementing solutions to enhance the user/customer experience and organizational success
  • Visionary collaborator and highly respected senior executive who understands business challenges and provides cost effective solutions aligned with the vision and objectives
  • Increasing operational efficiency/profitability through process improvement and effective team building
  • Establishing and improving IT Governance, IT Program/Project Management, and IT performance, stability, and accessibility


  • IT Governance & Planning, IT Operations, IT Metrics, IT Program/Project Management, IT Resource Alignment, IT Service Delivery, IT Team Leadership Development, IT Team Peak Performance

Education, Credentials and Achievements: MS, BS

  • M.S., Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix
  • B.S., Electronics Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale