Position title: Systems Information Technology Manager
Chris Lopac serves as the Systems Information Technology Manager at the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his current role, Chris is responsible for identifying efficiencies, understanding policy, and ensuring data integrity, while striving to streamline the student’s experience. This includes utilizing new functionality, whether delivered through PeopleSoft or third party vendors, such as PageUp and Gideon Taylor eForms.
Additionally, Chris is serving a 3 year term on the Advisory Group for the Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Campus Community, which represents institutions interests worldwide using relevant functionalities, tools and frameworks alone or in conjunction with other software and services. On campus, Chris is part of the GT eForms Working Group, which creates best practices to effectively roll out eForms. Additionally, Chris is a member of the SIS Operations Work Group, which puts forth suggestions and recommendations for the Student Information System.
Prior to his current role, Chris worked as a Business Analyst with the University of Wisconsin System Administration. While at UWSA, Chris was a member of a team which received the 2016 UWSA Team Award, for designing a tool which standardized processes across the Wisconsin System.
Chris obtained his Bachelors Degree in Business Computer Information Systems from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI.