Dr. Vanessa Gipson Hall is an accomplished Information Technology (IT) professional with 24+ years of industry wide technology experience. Dr. Hall is the owner of Crossroads Information Technology Group (ITG). She is also a Strategic Initiatives IT Project manager for a Fortune 100 Financial organization.
Dr. Hall’s experience has extended across many industries in the area of technology including globalization. She previously served as IT Project Manager and Release Manager with companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Sprint, JCPenney, Perot Systems, MBNA, and Bank of America. She has paved the way in technology and systems management by providing innovative and strategic solutions in the development and/or conversion for domestic and international organizations. Dr. Hall’s expert knowledge in the area of technology has allowed her the opportunity to travel to Europe, India, and around the United States managing the implementation of technical strategic initiatives, training offshore staff in India, incorporating global models, and converting software financial systems for major corporations.
Her professional interests include managing financial system conversions, technical editing, and technology training. Dr. Hall’s professional memberships include PMI – Project Management Institute, NAFE -National Association of Female Executives, WIN – Women Interactive Network, BOLD- Black Organization for Leadership Development, and the Sisters Millionaire Club. She was recognized April 2013 by Southern University and featured in an article 'Southern Jaguars Paving the Way'. She also received recognition as one of Chase’s Masters. Dr. Hall obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology in 1989 from Southern University A&M College. She also obtained a Master’s Degree in Information Systems Technology in 2006 and a Doctoral Degree in Information Systems Technology (DMIST) in 2014 from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Hall’s research studies focused on the Employees’ Views of Globalization in Technology.
Dr. Hall is married with two children and one beautiful granddaughter. She loves to listen to gospel, jazz, R&B, and classical music. In her spare time she loves to read, write, sing, volunteer, dance, and play chess. Her personal philosophy is God first, family second, and the remaining components of life will align. She believes that faith and endurance are key factors in obtaining goals.