Our Team

Meet Our Impact Team

Vector Solutions has an in-house team of expert researchers and strategists, immersed in the higher education industry. We apply our in-depth knowledge to ensure that all teams can provide our customers with innovative, best practice learning solutions through our digital platform and supporting services.

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Rob Buelow | SVP, Impact

Rob serves as Senior Vice President at Vector Solutions where he leads the Higher Education practice and 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.

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Holly Rider-Milkovich | VP, Impact

Holly leads the Impact & Education team at Vector Solutions, helping ensure that the thought leadership we deliver to our customers is based on research and established best practice and she's also our subject matter expert on preventing sexual and gender-based harassment and violence. Holly joined Vector Solutions most recently from the University of Michigan where she oversaw that institution's prevention and advocacy efforts for nearly a decade. Holly also 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.

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Kimberley Timpf | Senior Director, Impact & Education

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. Kimberley has worked in the alcohol and other drug prevention field for more than 25 years, directing nationally recognized prevention programs and accruing an impressive range of experience and expertise that informs our substance misuse-related course content, and ensures Vector Solutions' thought leadership is aligned with current research and innovative practice.

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Brian Burkhard, PhD | Manager, Research & Evaluation

Brian supports the research efforts of the Impact Team and has partnered with K-12 schools, universities, nonprofits, and the military to study human development. Having worked as a school therapist, college program coordinator, and nonprofit manager, Brian brings a practitioner’s viewpoint to our research, and at Vector Solutions he leads the statistical analyses that generate data insights at both the individual and institutional level. He has a PhD in child study and human development, and will be a resource for addressing any questions concerning the research process.

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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 to research and writing on higher education law to educate college students and employees about campus safety issues. 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.