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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education's Mike Stansbury, VP of Technology Operations, to Judge Trace3 IT Outlier Awards


This year’s Trace3 IT Outlier Awards will be judged by Mike Stansbury, Vice President of Technology Operations for Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI).  Stansbury will be one of four members on the final judge’s panel. The awards run in conjunction with Trace3’s annual client Executive Briefing Center (EBC) conference in Las Vegas, a gathering of technology professionals from varying disciplines. Conference attendees share innovative approaches to information technology-specific challenges and solutions.

“I’m excited to participate in the Trace3 EBC conference and am honored to be selected as a judge for the Outlier Awards,” stated Stansbury. “This forum is an excellent opportunity to collaborate and share ideas with peers and work with our vendor partners to solve complex business technology challenges together.”

Trace3 is a technology solutions vendor that partners with Bridgepoint Education on a number of company initiatives. Their IT Outlier Awards recognize specialized successes by IT leaders and companies that have occurred beyond the usual scope of day-to-day business, spurring innovative thinking and improved business practices. 

The Trace3 IT Outlier Awards will be covered by IT-centric publications like CIO Magazine, with the winners being featured in a two-page spread in CIO Magazine’s March 2012 issue. Final selection and recognition of the IT Outlier winners will be during the Trace3 EBC conference on February 1 and 2. 

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation, Thuze and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. Its accredited institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – embody the contemporary college experience. Ashford University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs while University of the Rockies offers master’s and doctoral degree programs. Both provide progressive online platforms, as well as traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa (Ashford University), and Colorado Springs, Colorado (University of the Rockies). For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.