Executive Team

Our leaders

Peter Sinisgalli

Executive Chairman

Mr. Sinisgalli is executive chairman at Ellucian. He is also currently the executive chairman of Eze Software Group and was the chief executive officer (CEO) during their transition to the Cloud.Previously, Mr. Sinisgalli was the president ...
Jim Bennett

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

As senior vice president and general counsel for Ellucian, Jim Bennett is responsible for managing the legal affairs of the company and in so doing, works closely with public and private universities around the world.Mr. Bennett joined S...
Harshan Bhangdia

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

As senior vice president and chief financial officer, Harshan Bhangdia is responsible for leading Ellucian’s finance operations, including key financial and strategic initiatives, financial reporting, and technical accounting.Prior to joini...
Kevin Boyce

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

As Ellucian’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, Kevin Boyce is responsible for leading the company in operational excellence. He oversees the Global Services, Customer Success, Cloud, and Enterprise Project Management teams as wel...
Namita Dhallan

Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer

As senior vice president and chief product officer, Namita Dhallan sets the strategy and direction for Ellucian’s portfolio of solutions designed to power higher education, including cloud initiatives and partnerships. She leads the company’s prod...
Atish Ghosh

Senior Vice President of Global Research and Development

As senior vice president, global research and development for Ellucian, Atish Ghosh leads the global organization that is responsible for the design, development, and release of Ellucian's product portfolio. Dr. Ghosh joined Ellucian in 2015 leadi...
Garland Hall

Senior Vice President of Customer Success

Garland Hall is the senior vice president of customer success at Ellucian. In this role, he is responsible for managing Ellucian’s global support strategy and customer support operations. Mr. Hall has more than 20 years of experience building and ...
John Kopcke

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

As senior vice president and chief technology officer for Ellucian, John Kopcke is responsible for creating and leading the company’s technology vision, strategy, direction, and delivery globally. He has more than thirty-five years of experience d...
Holly C. Kortright

Senior Vice President of People

As senior vice president of people, Holly Kortright is responsible for leading the global human resources function at Ellucian. In this role, she drives the company’s human capital management strategy—including talent acquisition and development, ...
Jeff Ralyea

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cloud

Jeff Ralyea is the senior vice president and general manager of cloud at Ellucian. He is responsible for setting the strategic direction across the Ellucian portfolio as it relates to cloud adoption, as well for as the day-to-day operational manag...
Jeff Ray

Chairman Emeritus

As chairman emeritus at Ellucian, Jeff Ray advises the company and supports its customer community; he was the president and chief executive officer from 2014 to 2017. During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Ray led Ellucian through the most transformative ...
Jackie Yeaney

Chief Marketing Officer

As chief marketing officer, Jackie Yeaney is responsible for the full breadth of Ellucian’s marketing efforts, including corporate, product and field marketing. She leads a global team responsible for brand, marketing strategy, marketing communica...