Analytics Certification Board (ACB)

The Analytics Certification Board (ACB) is established to oversee the analytics certification program of the Institute and to facilitate communication between leaders and administrators of the program and INFORMS Board of Directors.

The ACB is both a standard setting and assessment body for professionals in the analytics field. ACB is an administratively independent certification body of INFORMS.


Advancing the use of analytics by setting agreed upon consensus standards for the profession


Advance the analytics profession by providing a high-quality program of certification and promoting continuing competence for practitioners.

2021 Membership

Chair: Beverly Wright, PhD, CAP, UGA Terry College of Business, Executive Education
Vice Chair: Aaron Burciago, CAP, ECS
Dr. Anthony Branda, CAP, ASB Bank
Ann Beheler, Collin College
Alan Briggs, CAP, Concurrent Technologies Corporation
Linda Burtch, Burtch Works
Shaun Doheney, CAP, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Arnold Greenland, PhD, CAP, University of Maryland
Rajan Gupta, PhD, CAP, TCF Consultancy 
Steven Harrod, CAP, Technical University of Denmark
Jack Levis, Retired
Patrick Murray, CAP, Penfield
Maciek Nowak, Loyola University Chicago
Dr. Steven Wilcox, CAP, Serco Inc.
Allen Butler, PhD, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc., ex officio
Elena Gerstmann, INFORMS Executive Director, ex officio