Kari Bryan Named to Salesforce Foundation Higher Education Advisory Council

Texas A&M University-Commerce Salesforce Administrator Kari Bryan claims a spot on the Salesforce Foundation Higher Education Advisory Council starting October 1, 2015. To gain a slot on the Salesforce Foundation Higher Education Advisory the individual must be nominated by university constituents and complete an interview with the Foundation.

“I am thrilled to have been nominated by several of my university constituents to represent A&M-Commerce as a member of the Salesforce Higher Education Advisory Council. As a Salesforce Certified Administrator my #1 goal is to provide awareness to our university of what the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management platform brings to higher education,” said Bryan.

Bryan’s current position as a Salesforce administrator includes responsibility for setup and configuration of the Salesforce customer relationship management (CRM) tool and providing a basic introduction to Salesforce through the use of videos/presentations available on the Salesforce site.

“Kari Bryan has quickly established a reputation for her leadership, service and commitment to using Salesforce to address many higher education issues. Her appointment to the Higher Education Advisory Council positions Kari and our university to be at the table for specific initiatives that will shape the national agenda,” said Dr. Mary Hendrix, vice president of Student Access and Success.

As part of her new position on the Higher Education Advisory Council, Bryan will be afforded new leadership tasks such as office hours to assist other higher education institutions with their implementations and sessions with the Salesforce Foundation and partners to discuss and explore higher education needs and solutions.

Bryan voiced her plans for her future involvement with A&M-Commerce, saying “As a member of the Higher Education Advisory Council I will help guide the Salesforce Foundation and work with them to strategize, develop and deliver features that are of utmost importance for all higher education institutions. It is my pleasure to serve in this new role as well as to continue to serve the diverse needs of A&M-Commerce.”

Learn more about Salesforce here and the Higher Education Advisory Council here.