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President's Council - $10,000 Annual Contribution

  • Invited to serve on the ICI President's Corporate Advisory Council
  • Invited to attend annual Indiana Academy Reception and Dinner
  • Invited to attend all ICI sponsored networking events
  • Company name, logo, and business description listed on ICI Website

President Council Members


BKD, LLP is a top-tier national CPA & advisory firm with 2,100 partners and employees serving a wide range of industries. BKD’s National Higher Education Group serves more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide and has a deep understanding of the unique challenges facing the industry, including pressures to grow net tuition revenue, control costs and manage endowments, while effectively competing for students and managing risks. BKD and its subsidiaries offer clients a variety of services in accounting, audit and assurance, tax, risk management, technology, corporate finance, forensic and valuation services and wealth management. We deliver the right resources to help clients demonstrate fiscal responsibility, transparency, accountability and compliance with laws and regulations.

Stay informed with BKD’s award winning Thoughtware™ for webinars, industry alerts and articles throughout the year. Learn more at http://www.bkd.com/industries/higher-education/

Contact: Rick Wittgren, CPA, Partner
Phone: 317.383.5470 (office); 317.490.7748 (cell)
Email: rwittgren@bkd.com
Website: www.bkd.com



Design Collaborative: An architecture/engineering firm from Fort Wayne, Indiana, with a focus on corporate, higher education, and healthcare markets in the Midwest. In 2012, the company celebrated its 20th anniversary as the recipient of the American Institute of Architects 'Distinguished Firm of the Year" for the State of Indiana, as well as the Fort Wayne Chamber's Small Business of the Year.' In 2013 the company was once again honored as one of the "Best Places to Work in Indiana."

Contact: Cathy Waggoner, ASID - Director of Business Development
Phone: 260-413-0151 (cell)
Email: cwaggoner@designcollaborative.com
Website: www.designcollaborative.com

Contact: Kevin Scully, NCARB - Project Architect/Principal
Phone: 260-438-8426
Email: kscully@designcollaborative.com



Education Networks of America ® is the leading provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to K–12 schools, higher education institutions, and libraries. Since 1996, we have worked with our customers to ensure they have the robust and reliable high-capacity broadband, Wi-Fi/LAN, communication, and cloud solutions they require to meet the present and emerging technology needs of the communities they serve. Today, ENA manages numerous system-wide and statewide contracts, successfully delivering IaaS solutions to more than eight million users across the nation.

Contact: Terry Spradlin
Director of Community & Government Relations, Indiana
Phone: 317-612-2892
Email: tspradlin@ena.com
Website: www.ena.com



Matrix Integration was founded around a central philosophy – help clients achieve their goals through the use of technology.

35 years later, this philosophy continues to guide our success, serving more than 1000 clients in more than a dozen industries nationwide.

Today our team—nearly 100 engineers, solutions architects and business professionals—advise clients ranging from global enterprises to small and mid-size organizations.

We collaborate with our clients; asking questions that reveal their needs then follow through with candid, trustworthy analysis and actionable advice.

We leverage our expertise, proficiency and partner ecosystem to create solutions that address our clients’ goals. And we continue to evolve our portfolio of solutions and challenge our own business model to impact the businesses and communities we serve.

As a result, we are trusted technology advisors to countless people who rely on our team to design, implement and utilize technology to enable them to achieve success.

Our expertise includes: Data Centers, Networking, Computing, Collaboration and Managed Services.

For more information:

Contact: Nathan Stallings, President
Phone: 812-634-1550
Email: nstallings@matrixintegration.com
Website: www.matrixintegration.com

Contact: Kim Fritch, VP Marketing and Partner Programs
Phone: 812-481-5039
Email: kfritch@matrixintegration.com



National Management provides services exclusively to private institutions of higher learning. Services include physical plant maintenance and repair, custodial, landscape maintenance, event planning and setups, security, and construction management. With National, facilities will look their best for recruitment, retention and fundraising.

For more information:

Contact: Bill Yates, Business Development Executive
Phone: 334-885-6136
Email: byates@teamnational.comm
Website: www.teamnational.com



Risk Strategies Company proudly offers an array of insurance brokerage and consulting services. With over 30 offices across the country, and ranked among the largest brokerage firms in the USA, Risk Strategies is a partner to consider for your college’s employee benefits, student health/accident, or Property and Casualty Insurance needs.

Risk Strategies Company proudly offers an array of insurance brokerage and consulting services. With over 30 offices across the country, and ranked among the largest brokerage firms in the USA, Risk Strategies is a partner to consider for your college’s employee benefits, student health/accident, or Property and Casualty Insurance needs.

Whether grappling with changing regulations and enrollment trends, new financial challenges or increased scrutiny of an athletics program, as risk profiles evolve, Risk Strategies Higher Education Practice Team understands the complexities today’s institutions face. A wide range of services and capabilities, experienced business perspective and specialized industry knowledge that makes it easy for Risk Strategies to address unique challenges in a holistic manner that saves money while improving coverage.

The Risk Strategies Higher Education Team proudly represents over 100 colleges across the country, including multiple ICI members.

For more information, contact:

John Cerasani
Managing Director, National Higher Education Practice Team
Phone: 312-985-6729
Email: jcerasani@risk-strategies.com
Website: https://www.risk-strategies.com/company/contact-us



Siemens: As a leading provider of energy and environmental solutions, building automation and control technologies, fire safety and security system solutions, Siemens makes buildings comfortable, safe, productive and less costly to operate. As part of an international corporation, we are able to provide world-class solutions in conjunction with local support.

Siemens Guaranteed Performance-based Solutions allow facility and capital improvements to be made and funded through the energy savings of your facilities. Our professionals formulate, design and implement customized solutions that can reduce your operating expenses, while providing the additional value of new, energy-efficient, environmentally responsible equipment.

Contact: J. Scott Wood, Executive Sales
Energy & Environmental Solutions
Phone: 317-797-9572
Email: scott.wood@siemens.com
Website: www.siemens.com



Technology Integration Group (TIG) is a technology solutions company focused on helping our clients map their business goals into a comprehensive digital strategy. TIG has over 35 years of specialization in system integration with dedicated Practice expertise in Business Analytics, Security, Enterprise Networking, Virtualization, Servers and Storage, as well as Unified Communications and Managed Print Services. Our unique engagement philosophy, in concert with our Business & Technology Professionals, allows us to partner with our clients as an extension of their team. The results of our collaboration yield capabilities that enable new customer experiences, workforce optimizations, and facilitates complete transformation into the digital world.

We’re committed to ensuring our clients capture the new opportunities of digitization through leveraging technology to power the creation of critical, intelligent, simple and secure business tools. TIG provides a portfolio of easy to consume services which allow us to engage and provide immediate value.

For more information:

Contact: Joe Ignatius, Account Executive
Phone: 317-440-8762
Email: joe.ignatius@tig.com
Website: www.tig.com

 



United Parcel Service, Inc.: Typically referred to by the acronym UPS, is an American global package delivery company. The company delivers more than 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. UPS is well known for its brown trucks, internally known as package cars (hence the company nickname "Brown"). UPS also operates its own airline that is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Contact: Weylin L. Stewart - Manager, Business Services Marketing
Phone: 317-727-1467
Email: wstewart@ups.com
Website: www.ups.com



F.A. Wilhelm Construction Company: A general contractor, construction manager, and design-builder headquartered in Indianapolis. A company with powerful resources, Wilhelm Construction is one of the largest employers of building construction labor in the Midwest. Wilhelm works an excess of more than 3 million man-hours annually, the equivalent of more than 1500 field employees and whose family of companies includes experts in nearly every phase of construction from excavations and foundations to topping out the structure, whether steel or concrete. The company's bonding capacity is $550 million with single projects up to $250 million.

Contact: Lynn R. Busby, CPSM - Business Development Manager
Phone: 317-423-4471
Email: lynnbusby@faWILHELM.com
Website: www.faWILHELM.com