Staff Profiles

Bradley Kurtz Portrait

Director of Data Analysis and Reporting

Bradley Kurtz

(540) 568-5047


Bradley has been with JMU since September of 2008. A JMU graduate from the School of Business he received his MIS in 1985. He has spent 21 years in the private sector delivering software, managing projects, and implementing new technologies.

Most recently he spent 9 years as a Director of Applications Development for Ntelos and Lumber Liquidators. Prior to that worked for Abbott Laboratories as the Manager of Network Computing supporting Device Manufacturing national and international operations.

Currently he lives in Staunton with his wife and two daughters. Away from the office he spends his spare time fishing, sport shooting, golfing, biking, gardening, performing in musicals and church choir.

Renee Parilak

Report Writer/

Data Analyst

Renee Parilak

(540) 568-5043



Renee Parilak graduated from JMU's Integrated Science and Technology (ISAT) program in 2004, and returned to work at the university full-time in 2012. Prior to working at JMU, she was a data analyst at Rosetta Stone. Renee also co-owns Neosentials, a small database and web development company in Harrisonburg.

Renee is an avid user of Android, Twitter, and her Kindle. When not at her computer or reading a book, Renee can be found outside tending her vegetable garden or finding ways to enjoy the beautiful Shenandoah Valley scenery.

Robert Wells

Report Writer

Robert Wells

(540) 568-5323



Robert lives in Dayton and has 25 years of programming and/or software engineeringexperience at such companies as Xerox, General Instruments, and Intel. He will be providing support for your ad hoc report requests, Madison magazine and new and maintenance reporting projects.

Carla Reese

Graduate Assistant

Carla Reese



Carla lives in Winchester and comes to JMU as a graduate student in the College of Business concentrating in Innovation.  She comes to us with more than 10 years of experience as a systems analyst and a degree in computer science from the University of Maryland.  As the GA for Reporting, Carla will work on gift and bio reports.