Matt Trainum's specialty is fostering vibrant partnerships and improving higher education operations. With a unique background of student affairs leadership combined with higher education consulting, Mr. Trainum helps individuals and organizations build positive teams, assess their work, and position themselves for future success. Highlights of Mr. Trainum's recent work include: evaluating student services operations at large and small colleges, managing a nationally deployed web-based educational series for over 25,000 members, and running a national career initiative for a variety of international higher education associations. Matt Trainum holds a B.A. in history from James Madison University, a M.S. from Texas A&M, and is currently a doctoral candidate focusing on Human and Organizational Learning. His scholarly interests center on how the changing education system, the many factors driving those changes, and the organizational learning necessary to manage those changes.