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Meni

VICE PRESIDENT, EDUCATION

Hometown: 
Chicago, IL

Favorite book(s):
something to food about: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs by Questlove

Random fact:
I am still holding out hope my baseball card collection will be worth millions one day.

How do you make Story+Structure do its magic? 
Research, plan, share, then get to work. Oh, and measure. Never forget to measure.

Bio:
As VP, Education at S+S, Meni brings more than two decades of experience and a slightly over-the-top level of enthusiasm to the Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) space. His creative and strategic approach to consulting has helped dozens of universities, programs and classes across the country reach their highest potential.

Before joining S+S, Meni held several roles as a dean or director at higher education institutions and companies across the country. After building a reputation as an innovative, results-oriented leader, he began consulting with schools by building unique programs, improving old ones and bringing new ideas to life.

His specialties are organizational development and strategy, understanding your target audience and developing programs (with a special passion for youth camps). He’s worked with a diverse range of clients, from local community colleges to some of the largest university systems in the country, such as Auburn, UCLA and UNLV. He is also frequent speaker on the higher ed conference circuit.

A prime example of the “always a student” mentality, Meni currently holds a bachelors degree in Secondary Education, a master’s degree in Adult and Higher Education, and masters of business administration. (And if those weren’t enough, stay tuned: The excitement is growing to see him walk with regalia in 2018 as he completes his Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education.) As a husband of a writer, a father of twin girls and an avid walker of an 75-pound airedale terrier, Meni enjoys cooking, building excel spreadsheets for his family and friends and playing golf along with other sports in his spare time.