Britta Henry joined the AIF team in 2023 as the Associate Program Director with main responsibilities in administration and forum execution. Britta is wrapping up her final year of her MBA program at Johnson & Wales University in Event Leadership.
Prior to working with AIF, Britta worked for 6 years as a legal assistant at a prestigious Oregon law firm for several attorneys. Additionally, Britta was a Community Board Member of Events and Programs for her local Parks & Recreation District.
Technology and Communications
Since 2010, Jason has served as Founder and CEO of Orange Reef Sustainable Business Results, providing consulting and solutions to diverse organizations, primarily in the financial, healthcare, and government spaces. In other fractional capacities, he serves as Chief Communications Officer (CCO) for Balanced Pharma, Inc. and is the Executive Director of Brand and Technology for the National Institute of Public Finance (NIPF). He has worked with over 20 Fortune 500 corporations (including 3M, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Ingersoll Rand, Volvo, and Wells Fargo), along with leading government, finance, and healthcare organizations, providing a unique blend of marketing, communications, and technology solutions.
Jason has been featured as a thought leader by the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) and is the recipient of the 2020 Technology and Brand Management Excellence Award by the AIF Institute, as well as the Innovation Award and Treasurer’s Challenge Coin by one of the leading state treasuries in the United States.
His educational background includes studies in marketing, communications, and ROI methodology at Columbia Business School and Villanova University, along with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Sherry Dekker brings 25+ years of information technology and web development experience, and has worked with leading financial services, technology and government organizations.
Prior to joining AIF, Sherry worked with the North Carolina Department of State Treasury, providing information, services, and support to over 800,000 members and constituents. She served as a key developer and technology trainer for key Department websites, including unclaimed property, the State Health Plan, and state and local government, and supported Department-wide collaborative project team sites.
For more than 15 years, Sherry worked with Wachovia Bank as a key resource in the implementation and support of large-scale initiatives, including the Mortgage intranet, and numerous websites within the Business Technology division. She also served as a software developer for Mortgage application software.
Sherry holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.