Dr. Don Barwick, Senior Consultant at Mindstream, provides our clients with expertise in operations, people/ organization and technology and has over 15 years of experience in higher education. Don began his career in higher education at the Texas Agricultural Extension Services, a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), in procurement services. He then served as the assistant director of purchasing for Texas A&M University-Commerce. After his tenure at Texas A&M University- Commerce, Don served as the records management officer, special projects officer and procurement manager for the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) offices.
Don spearheaded several important initiatives during his tenure at the TAMUS. He streamlined procurement functions; ensured that minority and women-owned business received equal access and equal opportunity to provide goods/services to member institutions across the state of Texas; managed and coordinated records retention efforts, implemented an enterprise content management (ECM) system; and led the design, development and deployment of an e-procurement system across the TAMUS.
Don received his B.A. in English and his B.A. in History from Texas A&M University, his M.A. in History from Arkansas State University and is Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University. Don and his wife Anna reside with their daughter in College Station, Texas.