Denise Burbey

Executive Director of Technology, Jamestown Community College




Denise Burbey, Executive Director of Technology for Jamestown Community College, has served as the college’s CIO since 2008. She provides strategic direction for the college’s technical and information security areas across four locations including the leadership of Management Information Systems, Information Technology Services, and Media Services. As a member of JCC’s Leadership Council, Denise forges partnerships across various departments to accomplish goals in support of the college’s mission and strategic direction.

Denise also served for seven years as JCC first Director of Distance Learning establishing the college’s online and interactive television programs including faculty training and development, system configuration and installation, and student support. She began her tenure with JCC in 1997 in the Center for Continuing Education where she provided training and project management for corporate clients. She began her higher education career at a four-year private college in Wisconsin as assistant director for an accelerated-degree completion program.

Denise has been an active member of Chautauqua County’s Leadership Network since 1999 currently serving as a board member and chairing the strategic planning and financial stability committees. She earned her M.S. in Adult Education from Buffalo State College, a Teaching in the Virtual Classroom Graduate Certificate from Fielding Graduate University, and her B.A. from Silver Lake College. She recently completed the Certified Lean Professional program through the University at Buffalo, and is a certified peer reviewer for Quality Matters.