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Laurie Ambach Senior Director, Planning and Delivery OIT | Application and Data Services

Laurie holds a degree in Business Administration from Loyola University of Maryland.

Laurie leads the Enterprise Applications Analysis & Development team in the Office of Information Technology at American University. Laurie’s team manages and supports the university’s Enterprise Resource Planning System, known as Colleague, as well as many other enterprise-wide applications. The team also partners with campus leadership to identify, prioritize, plan and schedule technology solutions to meet the business needs of the university.

Laurie began her career at AU in 1997 as a Systems Analyst in the Office of Information Technology. In 2007, she was promoted the Director of Student Applications. In 2010, she became the Director of Applications Analysis & Development, and assumed the Senior Director position in 2013.

Laurie has over thirty years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Before coming to AU, she worked in the banking and student loan industries.