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Hi! I am Joe Frank, PhD, I am both an UMSL alum as well as an adjunct faculty member in Public Policy Administration! For fall 2021, I am teaching e-Governance in the Public Sector.

Professional Biography:

I am an expert in the business and operations of higher education, healthcare, academic medicine, and urban government; with a focus on economic development in distressed cities.

20+ years' experience in management and operations of large, complex organizations across multiple sectors - health care, higher education, technology, economic development, retail, political campaigns, and government.
• Experienced in database management and development, statistics, and business analytics.
• User of platforms including Microsoft SQL Server, IBM Cognos, ArcGIS, SAS, Stata, Tableau and Workday.
• Experienced manager and advisor to senior management in complex, decentralized organizations.
• Certified Compensation Professional
• Certified Contracts Manager
• Extensive statistical training in a PhD program focused on quantitative methods.
• 17+ years' experience as a university instructor at multiple institutions, developing curricula and mentoring students in business, technology and the social sciences.

My current focus is on leading and growing a University-wide Human Resources analytics, and reporting team, including support for the WUSTL implementation of Workday that went live on July 1, 2021. I am also involved in compensation analysis, with a particular focus on physician compensation. I provide data support for institutional research, government reporting, strategic planning, executive compensation & salary budget reports for leaders across the University and the School of Medicine.