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Carla Norris


Banner Advancement and Platform Solutions Senior Product Owner, Ellucian

Location: Remote-Mason Ohio


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Carla works as a Senior Product Owner supporting Banner Advancement as well as the Banner Platform Solutions team. She works with product management to determine the future product direction for these solutions as well as collaborates with customers, prospects, industry experts, management, and development to identify, plan, build, and deliver innovative solutions to organizations committed to building strong constituent relations and exceeding their performance goals.

Carla has over 30 years of higher education industry experience, including 18 years as part of product development for the Banner solutions. Prior to joining Ellucian, she worked for Indiana State University as Assistant to the Dean in the School of Graduate Studies.  Carla holds a BA in Sociology and an MS in Counseling both from Indiana State University.  She currently resides in Mason, Ohio with her husband and daughter.



Work experience

Ellucian, Banner Advancement and Platform Solutions Senior Product Owner
January 2017 - Present, Malvern, PA, US
Works with product development and product management to align future features and solution releases for Banner Advancement and the Platform Solutions teams.

Ellucian, Banner HR and Advancement Senior Product Owner
April 2015 - January 2017, Fairfax, Virginia
Manages the feature solutions for both Banner Human Resources and Banner Advancement with Ellucian. Works closely with product management to determine the direction for each solution.

Ellucian, Advancement Product Owner
October 2010 - April 2015, Fairfax, VA, United States
Provide product direction and determine deliverables for Banner Advancement and Colleague Advancement products.

Sungard Higher Education, Advisory Consultant
September 1999 - October 2010, Malvern, PA, United States
Provided functional specifications, testing, and user support as the lead functional consultant on the Banner Advancement product development team.

Indiana State University, Assistant to the Dean
September 1986 - August 1999, Terre Haute, IN, United States
Provided office support, software use and training, student support and general office needs as assigned to support the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. Assisted in office management.

Indiana State University, Data Processor
August 1984 - September 1986, Terre Haute, IN, United States
Support Admissions and office process as needed. Develop reports from the software solution used on campus for general tracking and reporting as needed.


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