Robert T. Ferrilli

Customized Solutions For Higher Education

Robert T. Ferrilli is one of the most sought after technical business consultants in the higher education industry today. He has helped numerous institutions by value engineering custom solutions so institutions can achieve their goals. For over fifteen…

years he has worked with institutions utilizing the Datatel Student Information Systems and he founded Ferrilli Information Group as a way to help all the institutions that needed his insight.

Robert’s understanding of business in higher education and his knowledge of the Datatel products have resulted in a number of great achievements for his clients. Institutions with no on-line presence or failing on-line registration systems turned to Robert; and, he has put together systems that not only caused the majority of students to use web registration but also improved the student’s satisfaction with the web registration process. As a Financial Aid Subject Matter Expert he has worked with Financial Aid Directors from various institutions to transform legacy business processes to up-to-date workflows allowing most institutions to begin awarding within the first two weeks of January. Mr. Ferrilli has served on or advised numerous strategic committees.

He has worked as the Director of Information Systems at Southwestern College and was recognized by the Administrative staff, who presented him with a special achievement award upon his departure. He was contracted by the University of the Sciences to serve as the Director of Database Operations in which capacity he achieved a numerous accomplishments. He founded the Database Management Strategic and Operational Committees and served on the Information Technology Steering committee for the campus.

Robert’s background is diverse within the Higher Education community, which enables him to better understand the unique business needs of each institution. He has worked with four-year universities, community colleges, and for profit colleges. Additionally, he has worked across the United States and Canada, and has an in-depth understanding of a variety of state and federally mandated reports. On a number of occasions, he has helped rescue institutions from situations that would have resulted in negative financial impact and/or embarrassment. Robert has led Ferrilli Information Group in its nine year existence to recognition by The Philadelphia Business Journal/The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as one of Philadelphia’s Top 100 companies. Ferrilli Information Group was also recently named to the Inc. 5000. Not only does Robert bring exceptional technical consulting advice to his Higher Education clientele, he also brings his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen.