Dale Hamel has over 20 years of experience in higher education administration, predominantly in public higher education financing, policy, and planning. He has spent the last 15 years in senior policy and finance positions in Massachusetts public higher education, at both the institutional and state levels, and prior to that worked at three prestigious private higher education institutions in the Boston area. His areas of expertise include strategic, capital, and operational planning; financial modeling; and accreditation preparation. Dr. Hamel has participated in numerous college accreditation, institutional charter, and program approval teams. He joined Stevens Strategy in 2009 and continues to hold the position of Senior Vice President for Administration, Finance and Technology at a Massachusetts college. He has undergraduate degrees in business administration (B.A.) and computer information systems (B.S.) from Ferris State University, an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an Ed.M. from Boston University, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration (Ph.D.) with a focus on college finance from Boston College.