Meet The Expert
John Workman is a managing director with EAB. He joined the parent company, The Advisory Board, in 2008. He currently oversees member success teams for att two-year institutions, US regional publics, and institutions in Canada and the UK. In this role, he is responsible for advancing both strategic and day-to-day initiatives on each member campus, working with all members of the university leadership team.
Prior to this role, John oversaw several research memberships, including the Business Affairs Forum, the firm's research practice for chief business officers, the Facilities Forum, the dedicated practice for facilities leaders, and the University Research Forum, the membership for chief research officers. His recent work has focused on academic program launches, space management, labor savings and staff productivity, alternative revenue sources, university budget models, and research development.
John holds a PhD in mathematics from Cornell University. His dissertation focused on singular integral operators and multi-parameter paraproducts, which resulted in several publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Prior to joining EAB, John was a National Science Foundation Research Fellow, a National Defense Science and Engineering Research Fellow, and a Goldwater Scholar.
Research and Insights
This study outlines 13 executive-level budget model decision points that will help you create financial accountability, structure strategic reserves, and ensure units invest in institutional priorities.
This report examines how business leaders can better identify unit performance gaps by focusing on six key considerations, which will allow them to enact more impactful actions when performance lags.