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Meilani Conley, M.I.S.


  • M.I.S., University of Phoenix
  • B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University

Selected Publications

  • Lu, B., Conley, M, and Klein, Angie. 'Teaching true computer science principles to the general student'. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges archive Volume 29 Issue 5, May 2014, Pages 233-239.  Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges , USA 

Selected Presentations

  • MINK Women in Computing Conference - Panelist

Related Experience

  • IT Release Coordinator & Configuration Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton, 2012-2013 Coordinated, scheduled, and tracked progress of the release of enterprise data warehouse software in the acceptance test and production environment with the database and production support groups. Ensure all data warehouse components are controlled, installed, certified, and released. I also perform configuration and execution of Informix and Oracle shell commands and SSIS/SQL/DB2 packages. 
  • Software Administrator/Sr. Systems Analyst, General Dynamics Information Technology, 2012 Managed the United States Marine Corp Enterprise Portal (EP) services. Responsible for daily operations, maintenance, and management of disparate IT systems.  Administered over 40 servers, which include database, middleware and application tier servers. 
  • System Engineer, Cerner Corporation, 2008-2012 Managed 5 separate Cerner Millennium client information systems, which included 10 domains used to provide medical staff training, solution certification, and mock environments of production systems for hospitals, clinics, and medical centers across the central U.S. Performed HP-UX, AIX, and Red-Hat Linux operating system and Cerner Millennium solution upgrades.  Coordinated, prepped, and executed system refreshes and replications on HP-UX, AIX, and Linux application and database tiers. 

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas Women in Computing
    • Research Chair
  • Phi Beta Lambda
    • SBU Chapter Advisor
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - West Plains
  • Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
    • Faculty Track Committee
  • National Center for Women in Technology
  • Association for Computing Machinery

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser for Missouri, Phi Beta Lambda
  • Newcomer Faculty of the Year Award, Southwest Baptist University
  • All-Star Award for Outstanding Client Service as System Engineer, Cerner Corporation

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Southern Hills Baptist Church, Bolivar
    • Children's Church Teacher
    • Operation Christmas Child Sponsor/Volunteer
  • Kansas City Alliance Against Human Trafficking
  • Door of Faith Orphanage Mission Trip