Seward Joins Sourcewell Team
I am very excited to join the team at Sourcewell. It is such a privilege to be a part of bringing advances in technology to K-12 schools in order to assist them as they deliver student success.
STAPLES, Minn. (06 December 2018) – Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) recently announced the addition of Bob Seward as Chief Solutions Officer for its K-12 technology solutions (formerly Technology Information and Educational Services or TIES).
Seward comes to Sourcewell’s K-12 technology team with 28 years of experience and accomplishments in strategic planning, operations, sales leadership, marketing, IT and systems, and team building.
“I am very excited to join the team at Sourcewell,” Seward said. “It is such a privilege to be a part of bringing advances in technology to K-12 schools in order to assist them as they deliver student success.”
Sourcewell’s K-12 technology division is located in St. Paul, provides best-in-class technology solutions —from assessment to implementation and support — to K-12 throughout Minnesota and beyond. Established on a foundation of government for government, Sourcewell technology experts and educators build long-term relationships that make the most impact to school districts.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota-Morris with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Mathematics, Seward describes himself as “energetic, analytical and determined.”
Jamie Loken, managing director at Sourcewell Technology, said Seward’s leadership and expertise will be a tremendous asset to the team.
“Bob brings an executive level of experience in building organizations and has served in many leadership roles over his career,” Loken noted. “It is important to us that the individuals we add to the team come with a spirit of service, stewardship, and a genuine concern for others. Bob fits this mold perfectly and will play a key role in the transformation of Sourcewell’s K-12 technology division into a long-term successful organization.”
Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota’s nine service cooperatives, we offer training and shared services to our central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, we offer a cooperative purchasing program with over 300 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.