President: Michael Durbin, Ph.D., PMP is a Senior Consultant with Daugherty Systems, and currently assigned to Express Scripts. Prior to this Michael was a project manager at Saint Louis University in the IT department. During his tenure at Saint Louis University, Michael presented at regional conferences on the topic of technology in education and in 2009 he co-presented at the Metro STL PMI Chapter on starting a Project Management Office. He is a frequent adjunct professor and guest lecturer at Saint Louis University on the topic of project management, business analysis and technology in higher education. Michael received his B.S. from Millikin University and his M.A. from the University of Illinois, both in the area of Management Information Systems. Currently, Dr. Durbin is a visiting professor for DeVry, a nationally accredited university, teaching both technology and project management courses. Dr. Durbin has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since July 1, 2007 and has worked in the Information Technology (IT) field, serving various roles, over the last 25 years. In addition to consulting , he has worked in several other industries including; consumer product goods, insurance, law, manufacturing, education, electrical engineering, and healthcare.
VP of Organization:Trent Soldwish-Zoole is the Manager of Business Systems Analysis at Rabo Agrifinance. Filling a newly-created position designed to add rigor and process improvements, in his daily role, he serves as the champion of Business Analysis best practices modeled after the BABOK and learned from 20 years of project experience. In the role of VP of Certification, he plans to bring the same enthusiasm and set of experiences to assist chapter members in pursuit of their own professional credentials. For those of you who have met Trent, either through attending the recent BADD, attending one of the BA courses he teaches at Washington University through CAIT (The Center for Application of Information Technology), or just had a chance to get to know him at one of our chapter meetings or social event, you may agree that he is sociable, gregarious, and a dynamic speaker and eager to listen and collaborate on new ideas and initiatives. Trent has served in a variety of roles as Business Analyst or Project Manager, but started as a Systems Engineer where he led a development team in a manufacturing environment and holds the patent as the lead inventor. He has worked Telecommunications and Financial Services in the St. Louis area with A.G.Edwards/Wachovia/Wells Fargo, SBC/AT&T and Amdocs and consulted nationally with Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and Sprint.
VP of Certification:Barbara has been doing business analysis for over 34 years, first as a systems engineer with IBM, later as the Director of Technical Services for Alliance Systems & Programming and currently as the Business Analysis Line of Service Lead for Daugherty Business Solutions. For over 25 years, she served as the program director for the Gateway/400 group, including presenting to the group on various topics. In addition, she has presented at Common and other user groups across the country. Barbara recently achieved designation as a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS).
VP of Education:Christine Wallace is a Business Analyst with a local company. During her 11 plus years in the IT arena, Christine has moved from a being Software Engineer and to her current position as a Business Analyst. She has developed and supported systems in the following industries: Self-Service, Automotive, Beverage, Telecommunications, and Financial Services. Christine holds a B.S. in Computer Informational Systems and a MBA with emphasis in Management Informational Systems She has been a member of the International Institute of Business Analyst, National and Saint Louis Chapter, for two years. She is also the committee chair for the IIBA STL Chapter Business Analyst Day of Development.
Treasurer : Trish Glaub, MBA, is currently a Senior Information Technology Professional with Daugherty Business Solutions. Trish has more than 20 years’ experience in applying technology to business situations to achieve optimal solutions. Her professional credentials include a BA in Education/English from Drury University, Management Certification from Washington University, and a Masters in Business Administration from Fontbonne University. She has worked in the financial, insurance, government and not-for-profit industries, but her greatest strength is her expertise in the manufacturing industries. Her participation in organizing the first Business Analysis Development Day for our St. Louis chapter in October, 2011, is an example of the involvement she has offered our membership.