Vector Solutions has an in-house team of prevention thought leaders, social science researchers, and compliance experts. We apply our in-depth knowledge to provide our customers with evidence-based digital solutions, cutting-edge data insights, and innovative best practices to create safer, healthier, and more inclusive communities.
Rob Buelow | SVP, Impact
Rob serves as Senior Vice President at Vector Solutions where he leads the Impact team. He is an award-winning public health professional with deep expertise in leveraging social and behavioral science to solve the most pressing challenges facing campuses, companies, and communities. Rob has managed major projects as a researcher and consultant across sectors and has received state and national recognition for his work, including the 2009 Outstanding Prevention Educator award from the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault. He has authored peer-reviewed research on innovative public health initiatives, served as a keynote speaker at national and international conferences, and provided expert testimony on preventing workplace harassment and combating the opioid epidemic. Rob earned his master's degree in social and behavioral science and health communication from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Holly Rider-Milkovich | VP, Impact
Holly leads the Higher Education Impact team at Vector Solutions, helping ensure the thought leadership we deliver is based on research and established best practice. She's also our subject matter expert on preventing sexual and gender-based harassment and violence. Prior to joining Vector Solutions, Holly oversaw the University of Michigan's prevention and advocacy efforts for nearly a decade. Holly brings national policy experience to her role at Vector Solutions as one of the rulemakers for the 2014 Clery Act regulations and an advisor to the Obama Administration White House Taskforce on preventing campus sexual assault. She brings over 25 years of experience in preventing and responding to sexual- and gender-based violence in higher education, workplaces, and communities.
Kimberley Timpf | Senior Director, Impact
At Vector Solutions, Kimberley serves as a subject matter expert in alcohol and other drug misuse prevention, prescription drug safety, and hazing prevention. She also supports our Fraternity and Sorority National organization partners. Her expertise includes program design and development, application of public health theory in higher education settings, and training and instruction. Kimberley has worked in the alcohol and other drug prevention field for more than 25 years, directing nationally recognized prevention programs and serving in leadership roles for national professional associations, including ACPA. Through her work with customers and prevention colleagues, Kimberley continues to accrue a range of experience and expertise that informs Vector Solution's substance misuse and safety-related course content, and ensures thought leadership is aligned with current research and innovative practice.
Cristina Usino | Higher Education Sector Manager
Cristina brings more than 15 years of expertise in higher education to her current role driving product strategy for current and future customers at Vector Solutions. She began her career as a full-time mental health practitioner and counselor at DeSales University where she quickly fell in love with the student life cycle and became eager to apply therapeutic factors to the ecosystem of the college experience. Cristina then moved to Lafayette College where she served as the director of the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center, leading gender violence prevention education and designing cohort retention programs for student success and belonging. She later took on a leadership position in enrollment management where she led diversity and multicultural recruitment strategies while prioritizing access and sense of belonging from application to graduation.
Karen Peterson, JD | Legal Editor
Karen Peterson is a legal editor at Vector Solutions. Prior to joining the editorial staff, she spent several years in private legal practice. Now she applies her legal skills and decades of expertise to research and writing on higher education law to educate college students and employees about legal matters that affect their lives and to help ensure that Vector Solutions' courses meet the spirit and letter of the laws they address. Her studies focused on jurisprudence and social policy, earning a BA from UC Berkeley and a JD from the University of San Francisco Law School.
Mike Martynowicz, PhD | Research Lead
Mike brings his experience as a teacher, researcher, and educational psychologist to Vector Solutions’ Impact Team. He spent seven years as a high school teacher and 11 years as a tenure-track faculty member in higher education. This experience allowed him to amass subject-matter expertise in the disciplines of psychology and education; lead multiple student organizations, and collaborate with colleagues on several task forces and committees. Mike has also engaged in research projects at all levels of education, with an emphasis on collaboration, social justice, and student well-being. As the Research Lead, Mike helps standardize research and data collection processes, as well as process and analyze data.