As director of the Technology Transfer Project, Mr. Harris manages all aspects of a multi million dollar initiative by the Information Technology Senior Management Forum to assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities with building technology infrastructure and integrating information and telecommunication technology into the administrative and teaching and learning processes.
Mr. Harris was divisional president for Education Alternatives, Inc. during 1995 and 1996. As divisional president, he managed all aspects of 12 Baltimore City public schools involved in a unique private-public partnership arrangement.
Mr. Harris spent 23 years with Xerox Corporation, managing finance and administrative operations. From 1988 to 1995, he served as the Business Manager for Xerox operations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and McLean, Virginia. He had financial responsibility for marketing, service and administrative functions with revenues of $400 million and profit of $150 million.
Mr. Harris has extensive Total Quality Management experience. During 1986 and 1987, he was Region Quality Manager for Xerox''s Mid-Atlantic Region, where he developed and implemented Leadership Through Quality initiatives, which included all aspects of strategic planning and training.
From 1980 to 1985, Mr. Harris was the Region Controller for Xerox's Mid-Atlantic Region with responsibilities for managing all administrative and financial activities. From 1978 to 1980, he was the Manager of Finance and Administrative Management Training. In this position, he developed performance-based curriculum for financial and administrative management.
Mr. Harris received his undergraduate degree in business from Penn State University, and he holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.