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Jeffrey Herron
Beaconfire Consulting
306 N. Washington Street
Falls Church VA
22046 USA

Beaconfire Consulting serves nonprofits with technology planning, Web solution design and development, and objective software evaluations. Our clients include the National Constitution Center, Heifer International, Easter Seals, and many other innovative nonprofits. Jeff is a co-founder and principal of Beaconfire. He serves as the liaison for vendor partnerships and evaluations of technology available to nonprofits in the marketplace. Jeff's background is in Project Management and implementations of Web-centric applications for large nonprofits and corporations. Having worked for and with nonprofits for the last 8+ years, Jeff brings an understanding of the business decisions that all nonprofits face when making decisions about choosing technologies, partners and solutions when building or expanding their online presence. As an association executive, Jeff has also been a featured speaker at the national and regional level on Internet issues and Web development strategies for associations in particular. Jeff has been the Principal Consultant on several recent client engagements where Beaconfire has helped clients through this decision making process.

Before co-founding Beaconfire, Herron was a senior project manager at Commerce one/Appnet. Previously, he served as manager of Online services for the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, a pioneering national professional association. In this role, Herron spearheaded a representative and cross-functional team in the development of onlien Web initiatives.

Herron has a B.S. in International Relations and a B.A. in Russian Studies from University of Maryland at College Park.

Jeffrey will present Technology Selection: What You Need to Know to Make a Decision.