Greg Tharp has over 15 years of experience as a librarian and researcher, including research positions with Harvard Medical School and Tufts University. He previously served as a member of the State of Connecticut Library Advisory Council on Library Planning and Development. He is a member of the American Library Association, Massachusetts Library Association, ARMA International, and IAACM. Tharp’s area of expertise is information policy.
Tharp holds an Master’s Certificate in Acquisitions and Contract Management from American Graduate University, an Advanced Certificate in Archives Management from Simmons University, a Master of Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University, and a Bachelor of Science from Sacred Heart University where he was elected to Phi Eta Sigma and received the Passion for Learning Award. Tharp also holds a Certificate of Professional Librarianship from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and is a Second Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Mi Guk Kwan.
Additionally, he received acquisitions training at Defense Acquisitions University, Federal Acquisitions Institute, and the University of Virginia. He also received human resources training at HR University.