Ken Berchenbriter


Kenneth Berchenbriter has focused throughout his 34 year career on applying information technology to improve the operational performance within organizations. He has implemented operational enhancements across a wide-ranging collection of industries including banking, insurance, energy, manufacturing, state and federal agencies, health care, and most recently higher education institutions. In addition to his work experience Berchenbriter has completed a MBA degree and earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration. He has also served on the technology advisory committees for Francis Tuttle Technology Center and Cameron University. Berchenbriter held positions as programmer analyst, systems analyst, manager of business solutions, information technologies program manager, project manager and information systems manager during his career. He served as the project manager for the state of Oklahoma in the Inter-State Location Systems implementation of an interface with the states of Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas. A project to develop a web-hosted Instrument Flight Procedure Workflow Tracking System for the Federal Aviation Administration was managed by Berchenbriter. He has received an Oklahoma Governor’s Commendation Award for Red Tape Reduction for development of a financial processing system for CompSource Oklahoma. In 2005, Berchenbriter took a position as the Chair of the Adult School of Business at Mid-America Christian University. He was subsequently appointed as the Director of Academic Efficiency. As director, Berchenbriter completed projects to analyze institutional operations and improve the overall efficiency and quality of the university’s processes. These improvements resulted in the development of relevant key performance indicators to assess the quality and efficiency of programs and services offered through colleges and academic departments, ensuring their relevancy to the overall academic mission, and both short and long term strategic planning initiatives. Currently Berchenbriter is employed at Oral Roberts University and leading a project to implement and utilize analytics in the institution’s academic learning management system environment.