Greg Bedell

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Greg Bedell

Greg has more than 26 years of experience consulting across the higher education, healthcare, government and nonprofit sectors. He specializes in helping universities and research institutions navigate strategic, financial and operational transformation.

About Greg

Greg works with higher education institutions on a variety of initiatives, including strategic planning, efficiency and effectiveness assessments, cost reduction, organizational redesign, operational improvement, process reengineering, systems selection, research administration management and compliance, and the implementation of effort reporting solutions.

Throughout his career, Greg has collaborated with colleges and universities to:

  • Redesign and shift from traditional incremental budget approaches toward more incentive-based budget approaches.
  • Evolve and transform administrative operations through organizational redesign, process improvement and leading-edge service delivery models.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction across central functional areas and local academic units, from finance, human resources and research administration to the generalist models that support local academic units.
  • Evaluate and address pre- and post-implementation challenges for institutions adopting new enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

Greg is a frequent speaker at conferences hosted by the the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the Society of Research Administrators (SRA).

Areas of Expertise

  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Performance Improvement
  • Business Unit Strategy
  • Academic Affairs


  • Education & Research

Education & Certifications

  • MBA, University of Illinois
  • B.S., University of Illinois


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