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Brian Teets Joins Carlson to Strengthen Higher Education Performance Management Practice

May 19, 2015 11:53:41 AM / by Dave Phillips

Brian-Teets-MBA-senior-associate-Carlson-Management-Consulting Brian Teets, MBA, Senior Associate

WOBURN, MA — May 19, 2015 - Carlson Management Consulting, a leading financial solutions and services firm serving a growing list of customers nationwide, today announced that Brian Teets, MBA, has joined the company to strengthen its higher education performance management practice. Carlson customers in higher education include Bentley University, Vassar College, Babson College, and Merrimack College, and many more.

Brian comes to Carlson from Montclair State University where he was the Budget Systems Manager and played a pivotal role in the University’s successful implementation of Adaptive Insights. Through his efforts and that of his team, they recorded a 211% ROI, a 7.2 month payback, and an average annual benefit of $114,665 through their use of Adaptive Insights. These impressive results were showcased during a keynote presentation when Brian joined the stage with Karen Pisha, Vice President of Customer Success at Adaptive Insights, to discuss the benefits and value that Adaptive has brought to Montclair State. Montclair State was also the recipient of the Adaptive Insights Torchie Award, which honors Adaptive customers for excellence across a number of key enterprise implementation and business categories. Brian and his team at Montclair State were awarded for the “Best Business Impact” category due to the financial impact that they were able to leverage within the University by moving to Adaptive Insights.

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“We are very excited to welcome Brian to the Carlson team,” stated Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting. “He will further strengthen our position as the #1 Adaptive Insights implementation partner for the higher education market. His strong domain expertise and highly-regarded project management skills will benefit our customers as they seek to improve financial performance in their institutions.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Carlson team and taking the planning and systems ‘best practices’ experiences I've gained throughout my career and working with our customers in higher education,” said Brian Teets. “I am impressed with the quality of the Carlson team and am looking forward to contributing to a growing consultancy that is committed to customer success.”

About Carlson Management Consulting

Carlson Management Consulting is an award-winning Cloud solutions and services firm, serving a growing list of customers nationwide. We deliver ‘best in class’ SaaS Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Financial Controls & Automation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions and value-added consulting services to organizations of all sizes. With deep finance and technology expertise, we help customers gain operational and cost efficiencies by moving critical business processes to the Cloud, while reducing IT overheads. Our highly experienced team employs a proven implementation methodology to optimize key finance activities including forecasting, budgeting, planning, and “what if” scenario analysis. As acknowledged thought leaders in finance and technology, we are frequent speakers at industry conferences, seminars and events. For more info, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+.

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