DC OAUG Geo Coordinator and President
In addition to serving as the DC OAUG Geo-Coordinator and President/Chair, Kaberi Nayak, currently works at Mitre Corporation as a Lead Oracle Applications DBA. Prior to working at Mitre, she worked at Oracle Corporation in the Oracle Applications development team at Reston, VA. Kaberi Nayak has been working with Oracle Databases since 1993, E-Business Suite and Peoplesoft since 1996 and various flavors of Unix/Linux since 1989. Kaberi has a B.S in Computer Science and a M.S in Information Systems from George Mason University, VA.
Kaberi Nayak has over twenty years of experience with Oracle database administration specifically supporting Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle/Peoplesoft environments. Her specialization includes supporting architecture design and installation, implementations, administration, maintenance, upgrades, platform migrations and database performance tuning. Kaberi served (2012 – 2013) as one of the OAUG Board of Directors. For years Kaberi has been a presenter and panel member at OAUG, IOUG, Oracle Apps World, Collaborate, Oracle Open World Conferences, DCOAUG Seminars and OAUG Connection Point events. Kaberi serves on various OAUG GEO and SIG Boards and Committees. Kaberi is currently the co-chair of OAUG Education Committee and Agenda Chair for Collaborate Conference 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Kaberi is also the co-chair for OAUG Customer Support Council. For her contributions to Oracle Applications User community, Kaberi was named OAUG Member of the Year in 2011 at Collaborate Conference. In October 2011, Kaberi received the Oracle ACE Award from Oracle Corporation.
Kaberi Nayak is dedicated to helping the DC OAUG to provide an environment that will help Metropolitan DC users to engage, participate, contribute and benefit from a thriving OAUG Geo.
Resigned from DCOAUG as of June 2017
Jenny-kate Purcell serves as a Field Marketing Coordinator for Denovo - a provider of Oracle Enterprise Application and Cloud services and a trusted advisor to companies preparing for growth. Jenny-kate's responsibilities include supporting events on the East Coast, as well as national campaigns, to help Oracle customers with product education and provide them with opportunities to network with other users. Jenny-kate first joined Denovo in 2015 as a member of their Inside Sales organization. In this role, she worked with Oracle customers daily and developed strong relationships within the Oracle community. Prior to Denovo, Jenny-kate graduated Summa Cum Laude from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and an Accounting minor.
Marsha serves as Applications Practice Director in the Chesapeake BizTech (Business Technology Services Inc). She is an accomplished industry advisor and certified PMP project manager with more than 20 years of service delivery experience. Upon graduating from Lehigh University with a BS in Accounting, Marsha spent several years in corporate accounting and finance in the banking and healthcare industries, where she led her first Oracle Apps implementation as a customer. She then moved into consulting, with roles in numerous packaged software implementations, as well as experience with business process redesign and SOX compliance reviews. Marsha’s specific areas of Oracle knowledge include releases 10.6 through 12.1 in Financials, Supply Chain, Project Costing and Billing, Oracle Business Accelerators, Human Capital Management, and CRM. Prior to joining BizTech, Marsha co-founded Delphi Technology Group, Inc. in 2001, a Philadelphia based IT and management consulting organization that merged with BizTech in October 2002. In 2007, Marsha joined Rosetta Stone as their Director of Enterprise Business Systems. During her four years with Rosetta Stone, she was responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Oracle Applications for a global organization across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Marsha resides in the DC area, and has a passion for engaging project teams with her hands-on approach to implementation methodology.