Author - Mark Griesbaum

Mark H. Griesbaum joined Cardean Learning Group on 3/17/08 as its Chief Information Officer. Prior to Cardean, Mark was Chief Information Officer at Career Education Corporation from March 2000 – March 2008. Mark's award-winning leadership was recently recognized by Computerworld Magazine, where he was recognized as one of Computerworld's “Premier 100 IT Leaders 2006.” His appointment as CIO of Career Education Corporation marked his first position in the education industry. Mark led a staff of over 220 professionals that work closely with the Presidents and staff at Career Education Corporation's 80+ schools around the world. His group strategically put in place a common worldwide infrastructure and a focused competency on how to integrate new acquisitions, and start up schools into this fast paced growth company's technology. Mark joined Career Education Corporation from Acxiom Corporation, where he managed its two largest outsourcing account relationships – Waste Management, Inc. and Montgomery Ward. Prior to Acxiom, he spent eight years with Heller Financial, most recently as vice president responsible for all infrastructure services. At Heller, Mark re-energized the company's entire financial function, conceiving and implementing a major financial system and process that dramatically reduced the close of monthly financial reporting from 14 days to 2 days. Before joining Heller, Mark spent 12 years at Continental Bank, where he was responsible for all technology support for the bank's cash management products. Extremely critical banking systems were managed by Mark, including those used for transmitting $40 billion in wire transfers each day and managing $40 billion in trust assets.


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