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Data Analytics and Decision Support

The Data Analytics and Decision Support team provides insights and decision support through the creation of Colgate’s data warehouse, business intelligence, reporting, and analytic solutions.
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Tim Borfitz

Director of Data Analytics and Decision Support 

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B.A. in Computer Science & Mathematics, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY

Tim joined joined Colgate University in October 1993 and has held various leadership roles in ITS. He helped lead the Banner implementation team, the infamous Y2K team and was involved in moving ITS staff from various basements to the Case Library & Geyer Center for Information Technology.

Tim is currently Director of Data Analytics & Decision Support. In this role he provides leadership for data warehousing, data discovery, reporting, data visualization and data analytics.

Prior to coming to Colgate, Tim worked for Cornell University (all Big Red gear has now been destroyed!) and Procter & Gamble. In his free time Tim enjoys life on Chenango Lake, family and friend outings, a good IPA, and playing, coaching and watching sports. His wife Joanne also works at Colgate and they have two children, Josh and Jenni.

Phone: 315-228-7190 
Brent Farrell

Brent Farrell

Data Warehouse Analyst and Developer 

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BS, Computer Science, Clarkson University
Brent started at Colgate University in 2016, continuing his career in higher education.  Prior to starting at Colgate, Brent has spent his career working with student information systems and also has classroom experience as an adjunct instructor in Computer Science.

At Colgate, Brent is continuing to work with higher education data as he helps to build Colgate’s Data Warehouse.  In his free time, Brent enjoys hiking, photography, Formula One, baseball, video games, and traveling with his wife Jacqui.  

Phone: 315-228-6310