|Microsoft director to speak March 29|
Sherri Bellefeuille, director of Worldwide Field Readiness in the Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) group, a part of the Microsoft Business Division, where she is responsible for the strategy to improve the skills and training for 1,700 MBS employees around the world, will speak on campus Thursday, March 29, in Swanson 16-18 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
A native of East Grand Forks, Bellefeuille graduated from East Grand Forks Senior High in 1980. She earned a BA in both business administration and organizational communications from Concordia College, Moorhead, in 1984.
After college, Bellefeuille worked for Kraft Foods, Inc. as a key account sales manager for nearly three years before joining Great Plains Software, Inc., a mid-market software company based in Fargo, in 1987. At Great Plains, she held a variety of sales and marketing positions, including alliance management, partner program strategy, and director of European marketing. She has traveled extensively in Europe, living and working in London for two and a half years. While in London, Microsoft acquired Great Plains (April 2001) and upon returning to the U.S. in August 2003, Bellefeuille relocated to Redmond, Wash., the worldwide headquarters for Microsoft Corporation.
The event is sponsored by University Learning Center.