Who We Are

List of staff in IT, Marketing, and Communications
 

Administration

Technology Services

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Bailey, Kevin J.
Assistant Dean
Chief Information Officer
kjbailey@syr.edu

Kevin is director of information technology in the Whitman School of Management. He oversees IT services for the school, including instructional technology, new media and customer support activities and resources. Bailey provides leadership in planning and implementing major technology and resource intensive projects, and participates in short- and long-term planning efforts with the dean, senior associate dean, senior faculty and administrative directors.


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Headd, Peter
Instructional Technology Analyst
pjheadd@syr.edu

Pete provides leadership and support for the development of innovative and effective teaching and learning practices both in the physical and online classroom using information technology; planning, project management and training for the introduction of new learning technologies to the Whitman School community; and ongoing faculty support services. Tags: Blackboard Support, Faculty Support, Instructional Design and Delivery


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Howell, Kerri
Director of Communications and Media Relations
kdhowell@syr.edu

Kerri is director of communications and media relations for the Whitman School. She is responsible for managing all internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the business community and other key stakeholders. By forging relationships with local, regional and national media outlets to showcase the school’s programs and academics, she plays a critical role in strengthening the reputation of the Whitman brand. 

Kerri most recently served as the director of public relations and marketing for St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. She has also worked in management roles in public relations for various large companies and nonprofit organizations, including Lockheed Martin Corporation. She has also worked as a television news producer for two different NBC affiliates in Upstate New York.

After receiving her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo, she went on to earn her M.S. in communications management from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she has served as an adjunct professor in the public relations department since 2004.



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Mead, Christopher
Student Technology Coordinator
cdmead@syr.edu

Chris is Student Computing Coordinator for the Whitman School. In this role, he is responsible for the delivery of all aspects of information technology services for the School's more than 2,000 students. He oversees the operation of three support areas: the student technology labs, the student technology support center, and student training. Tags: Student Technology, Laptop Carts, Help Desk, Student Loaner Equipment, Hardware Repair


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Reedy, John
Web Applications Developer
jreedy@syr.edu

John leads the design, development, and support of strategic information systems. He serves as the tactical lead for website development and integration of hosted and off-the-shelf applications with internal IT Systems. The major responsibilities of his position include: plan, design, develop, and implement advanced, integrated, and secure database applications; deliver high-quality interactive, internationalized, accessible web site features; and document and support web applications.


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Rotblat, Stuart
Systems Administrator
srotblat@syr.edu

Stuart administers our desktop systems and network printing services. He manages the student labs and classroom PCs in addition to the management of the faculty and staff desktop environment. Rotblat plays an active role in administrating the information system (Active Directory) in Whitman, and also works closely with the director and web specialist to coordinate school wide technology projects.


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Vivenzio, Jim
Media Technology Coordinator
jvivenzi@syr.edu

Jim provides support for classroom technology equipment, video conferencing services, and videotaping services. He oversees a staff of student media assistants who assist in the production and editing of content and delivering media services in support of classes and events to the Whitman community.



Marketing/Communications

Kerri Howell

Kerri Howell
Director of Communications and Media Relations
Room: 111
315-443-3671
kdhowell@syr.edu

Kerri is director of communications and media relations for the Whitman School. She is responsible for managing all internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the business community and other key stakeholders. By forging relationships with local, regional and national media outlets to showcase the school’s programs and academics, she plays a critical role in strengthening the reputation of the Whitman brand. 

Kerri most recently served as the director of public relations and marketing for St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. She has also worked in management roles in public relations for various large companies and nonprofit organizations, including Lockheed Martin Corporation. She has also worked as a television news producer for two different NBC affiliates in Upstate New York.

After receiving her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo, she went on to earn her M.S. in communications management from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she has served as an adjunct professor in the public relations department since 2004.