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Spaulding Ridge, LLC, a leading cloud advisory and SaaS implementation firm, announced Shane Sugino joining as Principal at Spaulding Ridge.

Shane Sugino joined Spaulding Ridge to lead its Higher Education consulting practice that helps educational institutions leverage cloud technologies to efficiently and effectively manage their business operations and engage with the entire constituent lifecycle. Shane commented, “I am very excited to join Spaulding Ridge as the firm is experiencing incredible growth across partner platforms including Salesforce and Anaplan. They have already been very successful helping their current College and University client base and I look forward to bringing more integrated cloud solutions to an underserved Higher Education market.”

Utilizing his Higher Education domain expertise, Shane draws upon Spaulding’s broad experience and deep technical talent to solve Higher Education’s biggest challenges. Shane has been part of the Salesforce Higher Education ecosystem for eleven years. During that time, Shane has held numerous Higher Ed-focused positions including Higher Ed Partner at Appirio, Director of Higher Ed at Bluewolf, and VP of Sales and Marketing at Enrollment Rx. Prior to that, Shane was the Associate Director of the Career Management Center (CMC) at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he was responsible for managing operations and collaborating with Admissions, Student Services, Advancement and Faculty. Shane is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Spaulding Ridge CEO, Jay Laabs, stated “Shane is a noted leader in the Higher Ed space, and we are looking forward to him building a team at SR to further invest in that industry vertical.  His many years of Salesforce experience also greatly benefits our rapidly expanding Salesforce practice.  We are glad to have him on the team.”

Founded in 2018, Spaulding Ridge is a top management consulting firm, dedicated to client success and helping organizations implement and adopt best-in-cloud technology to solve their most pressing challenges.  We provide the office of the CFO financial clarity to Sales and Operational complexity by integrating financial and sales SaaS Platforms.

We help:

  • Finance gain control ” Increasing financial effectiveness, insight and impact

  • Sales increase Productivity ” Hitting quota more quickly, consistently and efficiently

  • Operations increase Competitiveness ” Through productivity rates, customer service outcomes, and efficiency

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