Verizon Wireless IT Asset Manager Awarded Full Scholarship
Verizon Wireless’ Luke Marples has been awarded a full scholarship by the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) to complete his Masters of Science in IT Asset Management (MSITAM) at William Howard Taft University. Luke Marples is an IT Asset Manager who works in Verizon Wireless’ IT Governance, Risk and Compliance organization.
“It’s an honor to be awarded the MSITAM scholarship and be part of the ever growing field of IT Asset Management,” said Marples. “The IAITAM association continues to be an invaluable resource in developing my career. The education, certification and networking afforded through IAITAM keeps my understanding fresh in such a dynamic profession. Thank you!”
“We wish to congratulate Luke and wish him the best,” said Barbara Rembiesa, CEO of IAITAM. “Luke’s accomplishments stand as a testament to the knowledge, expertise and growth of the overall IT Asset Management industry.
“We received twice as many entries this year making it twice as hard to select from such a large group of talented individuals,” said Rembiesa. “This highly concentrated master degree is a great opportunity for anyone seeking to expand their professional qualifications and hone their business management abilities.”
The MSITAM degree is awarded by William Howard Taft University to students who successfully complete the rigorous distance study program. IAITAM curriculum has been included in the program to provide the best possible combination of real world best practices alongside best of breed academic curriculum. The MSITAM program is designed for IT management professionals seeking to define the strategies for aligning IT with organization business drivers that promote ROI, reduce risk and increase productivity. The MSITAM Scholarship for the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Asset Management at William Howard Taft University is offered by IAITAM. The scholarship is an essay-based selection process based on a list of qualifications.
Luke Marples has 15+ years experience in IT. Mr. Marples began in IT Asset Management (ITAM) by building an ITAM program at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ before working for the Navy as an ITAM consultant in the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) division. In June of 2010 Luke began working at Verizon Wireless to assist in developing a formal ITAM program. As part of the IT Governance, Risk and Compliance organization his current focus is ITAM strategy and program development. Luke has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering as well as a Master of Science in Engineering Management, both from New Jersey Institute of Technology. A long time member of IAITAM Luke currently holds the CSAM, CHAMP, CITAM, CITAD & CMAM certifications as well as an ITIL Foundations certificate.