Welcome: Dane Seckar-Anderson

Please welcome Dane Seckar-Anderson, our new Strategic Communication Specialist. Dane will be leading outbound communications and public relation duties. His first day at UW-Whitewater was Monday, May 15th, 2017.

Dane comes to us from Sentry Insurance based out of Stevens Point, WI. While at Sentry, he worked as the Marketing Manager for the Personal-Lines brand, Dairyland Insurance. His responsibilities included: website and social-media management, external email marketing, webinar and field training, and creating promotional content.

Dane is a graduate of UW-Oshkosh; he majored in Communication and Public Speaking. He was also a member and captain of the UW-Oshkosh Men’s Basketball team from 2006-2009.  In his spare time he enjoys reading, watching movies, golfing, cooking, and playing basketball. Dane has 3 siblings and a fiance´(Anna).

Welcome to the Warhawk family, Dane!

Welcome: Claudio D’Agostino

Please welcome Claudio D’Agostino, our new Director of Application Development. Claudio will lead the Application Development, Middleware and Business Intelligence (BI) Project teams. Today is his first day in the office.

Claudio comes to us from Quad Graphics in the Milwaukee area, where he was the Director of IT for the company’s holdings in Latin America. At Quad Graphics, he was responsible for directing strategic and daily operations of the IT platform for 11 production facilities located in six different countries. His day-to-day duties included developing business IT applications/solutions and leading initiatives to transition regional functions into an integrated corporate platform. Claudio also worked extensively with Quad Graphic’s Business Intelligence and ERP platforms. In total, Claudio has nearly 15 years of IT management experience.

Welcome to the Warhawk family, Claudio!

Personnel Announcement: Cory Zito

As we heard at Thursday’s Divisional Meeting, Linux server administrator Cory Zito has given notice that he will be leaving ICIT. Cory has accepted a  position with a private company in the Milwaukee area. His last day in the office will be Friday, December 9. The Linux server administrator position is responsible for deploying and maintaining the University’s Linux server infrastructure and related services, as well as supporting enterprise storage environment. ICIT would like to wish Cory the best in the next step of his career.

Welcome: Todd Ryan

Please welcome our newest team member, web applications developer Todd Ryan. Todd’s primary duties include designing, testing and implementing web applications using Visual Studio, ASP.NET, Visual C# .NET, Visual Basic .NET, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. He will also provide Tier 2 support to enterprise web system users.

Todd brings significant development experience to the web team and has experience in higher education. Most recently, he developed web applications for the University of Wyoming. Prior to that, he worked in a similar role for Jacksonville University. Todd’s first day in the office was Monday, November 28. Welcome to UW-Whitewater, Todd!

Personnel Announcement: Jessica Eddy

Jessica Eddy, Technology Training and Advancement Advocate with ICIT, has given notice that she is leaving UW-Whitewater.  Her last day in the office will be Friday, November 25. Jessica has spent the majority of her career in system administration and will be returning to that role for a private entity, where she will manage Citrix and VMWare environments.

We wish Jessica all the best in her new position and thank her for all the wonderful work she did providing technology training to faculty and staff, supporting the Class Climate software, and creating documentation in support of campus technology.