Ariane SchmidtAriane Schmidt is a seasoned operational leader who has worked with entities at the local, regional, state, and federal levels bringing over 25 years of experience in complex project portfolio management, policy development and execution, proforma constructs, public funding sources, procurement and grant administration, information technology, geographic information systems, and public benefit broadband. She appreciates the unique characteristics of every organization as the basis for collaboration in effective, efficient, affordable, and sustainable solutions. She has a passion for taking complex, highly detailed efforts and identifying key business 
objectives in clear, concise, and conveyable manners to all levels of stakeholders. 

Ariane received a BS in Mathematics from Oral Roberts University and an MBA from Gonzaga University. She currently serves on the ORU Alumni Board, as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for CPF Money Processing Systems Inc., and The Salvation Army Spokane Corps Advisory Board. 

Ariane is married to Darrin Schmidt. They have three children, one of whom is a residential student at ORU; the other two are enrolled in the ORU Advantage dual enrollment online program. The Schmidt’s have been active in their church, Life Center, for many years. 

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