Sara E. Braziller  portrait

Sara E. Braziller

Adjunct Faculty
Office
OSS 105
Phone
651-962-5750
612-751-0621
Mail
Mail OSS101
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55101

Career

Ms. Braziller has over 20 years of demonstrated experience in successfully leading and managing projects, establishing high performing organizations and problem solving in over 75 product and service companies. Sara is currently an independent consultant, specifically working with companies to improve utilization of people and assets (i.e., business processes and systems).

Previous positions include:

  • Vice President and CIO for Jenny Craig International in San Diego, California. Major accomplishments included national implementation of the first company intranet and ADP's time and attendance system, establishing a data warehouse for marketing and customer relationship management, relocation of the Company's headquarters including main data center, and implementation of JDEdwards in Australia.
  • Director of Consulting for the local office of Virchow Krause, a regional accounting and consulting firm, where she led the start-up and development of a management consulting practice for this 150-person office.
  • Director of Business Transformation and Information Systems for MVE, a $200M international manufacturing company, where she built and maintained an effective information systems infrastructure and established an organization-wide framework for business change.
  • She has also held three other consulting leadership positions in both Big 5 consulting organizations as well as a national information technology firm.

 

Education

BA (magna cum laude) Production Operations Management with a minor in Information Systems
North Texas State University

Interests:

Director of Volunteer Resources for WAMSO - the Minnesota Orchestra Volunteer Association in support of music education programs

Board positions at such organizations as the Minnesota Hearing and Service Dog Program and APICS. Through APICS, she is certified in Resource Management (CIRM) and is also a Certified Practitioner in Inventory Management (CPIM).

In January 2004, Braziller was honored by ComputerWorld as one of the 100 premier IT leaders in the world.

Fall 2014 Courses

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J-Term 2015 Courses

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Spring 2015 Courses

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