Lecturer, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Year Started at JMU: 2012

loughsr@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • Master of Business Administration, James Madison University, 2008 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance, James Madison University, 1995 
  • College Transfer Program, Blue Ridge Community College, 1993
Professional Interests
  • SharePoint Administration and Solution Development
  • Effect of Social Media on value chain management
  • Database administration
  • ERP Management and business process engineering
Personal Interests
  • Spend time with family
  • Traveling
  • Motorcycle Riding
  • Investigating new business technology tools
Professional Background
  • Founder & Owning Member, Bluestone Consulting, LLC (2/2016 - current)
  • Enterprise Systems Manager, Dynamic Aviation, Bridgewater, VA (8/2011 – 8/2016)
  • Senior Product Development and Market Compliance Analyst, Financial Analyst, Production Application Analyst, Market Development Specialist, Rockingham Group, Harrisonburg, VA. (1/2000 – 8/2011)
  • Business Analyst, Bids and Proposal Specialist, Account Sales Representative, Genicom Corporation, Waynesboro, VA (5/1995 – 1/2000)
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 204 – Computer Information Systems (College of Business & Study Group)
  • CIS 498 – SharePoint Elective
  • BIS 498 – Senior Project; Project Instructor
Positions Held
  • Lecturer, Computer Information System, James Madison University (8/2016 – Current)
  • Adjust Instructor – COB 204 – Computer Information Systems, James Madison University (8/2012 – 8/2016)
Professional Affiliations
  • Highway Data Loss Institute Board of Directors 
Service
  • AIS – South Committee Member, Current
  • USA Swimming/Virginia Swim League Certified Official, Timing Equipment/Computer Operations, 2016 - Current
  • VAST Gator Swim Team, Board of Directors – Member-at-Large & President-elect nominee, 2016 - Current
  • Turner Ashby Marching Band Booster – President – 2012 to 2014
  • Highway Data Loss Institute Board of Directors – 2008 to 2011
  • Member of the United Way Certification Team 2003-2009
  • Rockingham Group United Way Campaign Chairman 2002
  • Phoenix User Group Policy Subgroup Lead 2001 – 2002
  • Rockingham Group United Way Campaign Co-Chairman 2001
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Valley Industrial Credit Union from Jan 1999 to June 2000.

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