Emily Dean

About Me

Hello! I’m Emily Dean, a highly motivated professional with statutory expertise in technology, finance, data analysis and management, presentation, communication, and leadership. I'm also an artist and active member of the community. Thank you for visiting.



ERP Analyst

March 2023 - Present Furman University

Technical Lead for Workday Student and Slate. Utilizes tools to generate institutional analytic deliverables such as Domo, Prism, and Tableau. Project Lead for processes using Docusign, MachForm, and Qualtrics.

ERP Administrator

July 2021 - March 2023 Furman University

Includes Administration of Workday, Slate, Docusign, Zoom, Shibboleth SSO, MachForm, Qualtrics, Confluence, Titanium, Accessibility Information Management (AIM), and other systems as needed.

Senior Programmer Analyst

October 2019 - July 2021 Furman University

Working with a diverse range of people and projects to manage the security, development, maintenance, support, documentation and continuous improvement of enterprise applications and systems. This role supports both current and legacy systems to enable collection of business information and generate reports based on that information.

Financial Technology Specialist & Advisor

May 2012 - December 2020 3D Advisory Group

Responsible for managing office staff as well as choosing, customizing, and developing technological tools for marketing, data organization and storage, and financial analysis/planning/advising. Software must adhere to standards for security, privacy, and longevity as well as all regulatory standards. All software and customizations are required to be documented and ready for audit at all times. Financial Advisor & Representative services also offered.

Manager of Collections Information Systems

April 2008 - May 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Manager of Collections Information Systems (Conservation and Collections Management) responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Managing Staff: Programmer, Report Writer and Image Collection Specialist
- Application and SQL Resource Development
- Database, Web and Sandbox Server Management
- Maintenance and expansion of the MFA’s Collections databases

Database Systems Administrator

February 2006 - April 2008 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

SQL Administrator, Application/Software Developer, Report Writer, Solution Specialist and Server Manager.
- Implemented Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS)
- Created Intranet Tools to provide critical resources for staff
- Developed unprecedented automatic data imports from Tufts (co-op school) for Degree Audit
- Upgraded servers for Data Storage, Website Hosting, and Terminal Services
- Utilized Microsoft SMS, SQL, VB, ASP/VBScript/HTML, DTS Packages, Scheduled Procedures, Triggers, Crystal Reports, InfoMaker, Access, Excel and ASP

Designer, Coordinator and Facilitator of Technology Training

October 2000 - Februay 2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

- Created and delivered technology training to entire administrative and volunteer staff of MFA
- Trainer and presenter for the Fine Art of Service program, an initiative to position the MFA foremost as a customer-service entity in the global community.
- Provided escalated technical support for desktop and networking throughout institutional locations, and played a crucial role in the creation of various museum database and Web projects

Database Coordinator

October 1999 - October 2000 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Web Designer, Database Designer and Programmer for Information Resources at MFA. Worked during this time with SQL, ASP, VB, HTML and Javascript, integrating the ART&MIS SQL-based database with Web and VB interfaces. Sought out rogue databases and assimilated them into the centralized repository.

HelpDesk Technician

Septermber 1999 - October 1999 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provided basic and escalated support for all computers/users at the institution.


July 1999 - Present Various

Technology Consultant and Web Presence Designer for entities in South Carolina, North Carolina, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio.

Support Technician, Network Installer/Troubleshooter

September 1997 - July 1999 Furman University

Responsible for installing the correct hardware and software for putting student computers and other new machines on the university network as well as troubleshooting and maintenance. Provided basic and escalated Help Desk support to Faculty, Staff, and Students.


Bachelor of Arts (Studio Art)

1999 Furman University

Series 66: Uniform Combined State Law Examination

2018-2020 North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)

Series 7: General Securities Representative Examination

2013-2020 Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Producing General Agent for Life, Accident & Health

2012-2020 SC Department of Insurance


Numerous technical training completions from certified organizations in Web, graphics, design, database, online presentation, programming and reporting applications


Experienced database and web administrator, manager and developer with fluency in designing, integrating, securing, supporting and interpreting administrative, financial and artifact information systems.
Proven success in designing and delivering strategic, multi-faceted information technology projects including migration, communication, training design and expert support.
Varied experience in applying process fluency, high creativity, high energy, intense communication skills and technological enhancements to strategic priorities.


Charter President, Board Director

March 2019 - Present Greenville Optimists


Active Member

August 1991 - Present International MENSA


Citizens Fire Academy Graduate

2019 Greer Fire Department


Citizens Police Academy Graduate

2016 Mauldin Police Department


Science Fair Judge

2016 - Present Greenville/Mauldin/Simpsonville Public Schools


2015 - 2017 The Springs Nursing Care Facility

Nominee & Participant

2010 Emerging Leaders New England

Poll Worker

2009 - 2011 Suffolk County, MA

Board Chair

2007-2012 Boston Society of Spontaneity

Key Accomplishments

Daguerreotype Conservation Project

2010-2011 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Designed a technology solution for conservation of Daguerreotypes now used by museums worldwide. This solution used SQL, ASP, HTML, Javascript & Google Maps API. Project involved documenting conservation, condition, analysis, and lexicon. Presented this solution in Boston, New York, San Francisco, London, and Amsterdam.

Merging Slate Instances

2020 Furman University
Unprecedented merging of two Slate instances (one for Undergraduate Admissions, one for Graduate Studies) into one. This enabled more efficiency and better overall utilization of Slate.

Furman University

Greenville Optimists

Piedmont Area Mensa

Homespun Cakery

Alchemy Comedy

Boston Society of Spontaneity








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Greenville, SC, USA

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