Rob Stalder


Rob Stalder has 24 years of experience in IT program/project management, ERP implementation, infrastructure benchmarking, custom application development & maintenance, and eProcurement. He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer at Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, MS.  Rob leads a team of 8 onsite IT professionals, as well as several offsite personnel, to deliver end-to-end technical solutions throughout the college to enable enrollment growth, financial stability, and student success.

Rob previously served as the Director of Enterprise Application Services at the University of Memphis, which made him responsible for all of the major administrative and academic IT applications used across campus. Prior to joining the UofM, Rob worked in the consulting unit at Gartner in DC for five years where most of his work was for the Federal Government. He worked for the Corporate Executive Board for two years prior to that, and performed quantitative benchmarking of large infrastructure organizations.

While living in Atlanta, Rob was an IT Program Manager with General Electric for five years where he was in charge of application development & maintenance for procurement, supply chain management, and Six Sigma quality in the GE Energy/Power Systems business unit. He started his professional career as a SAP implementation consultant with Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers for six years where he was heavily involved with business process redesign of sourcing, manufacturing, quality, and field service processes.

Rob earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and earned his MBA in Finance & Marketing from Emory University in Atlanta.

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