Mr. Gifford has in excess of 38 years of large-scale project management. Prior to forming EPS in 1996, Mr. Gifford was the Chief Technology Officer from 1992 – 1996 to a large metropolitan school district consisting of 46 campuses, 30,000+ students, and 3000+ professionals’ district wide. His leadership and vision enabled this district to implement a highly respected instructional and administrative technology system. Prior to this position, Mr. Gifford was a Management Consulting Manager for a Big 6 Accounting Firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Gifford develops the data, provides ongoing support of data analytics, project management.
Additional Accreditations obtained while employed with Big 6 Accounting Firm for Mr. Gifford:
Certified Computing Professional (CCP)
Certified Data Processor (CDP)
Certified Systems Professional (CSP)
Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Inc. (ISACA) (Formally EDP Auditors Association)
Mr. Gifford has custom developed a ERate reporting tool that facilitates strategic planning, prioritization, tracking and reporting for EPS clients.
Mr. Gifford enjoys being with his family, traveling, golf and photography.