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About Us


A Trusted Student Management Solution
Since 1986

Founded in 1986 to assist higher education institutions manage their data, Campus Cafe has grown into a comprehensive software suite that coordinates the full student life cycle. Most of our valued customers have been with us for many decades and that loyalty has been earned by our dedication to listening to customer feedback and solving their needs.


Our Mission

Our focus is to provide learning institutions with real-time access to critical business and student data so they increase student satisfaction, reduce costs and make better decisions.

Customer Service

Our dedication to customer service is what sets us apart from other application service providers. All the members of the software development team at Campus Cafe serve a dual role as an application programmer as well as customer support representative. Although very unusual, this is done for very important reasons.

This ensures client issues are handled by the most knowledgeable employees of what’s under the hood  of our software. Therefore, your questions get answered more expeditiously. But also it enables unfiltered feedback from our customers to the development team who is responsible for the software’s continuous improvement.

Software Development

Our software development philosophy is to nurture long-term employee loyalty so the product knowledge of our engineers is comprehensive, built up over many years. The average tenure of our software team is over 10 years. This translates into quicker turnaround for new product features and fewer bugs with each new software release.

Our Team

Joe Stefaniak
Founder & President

Joe was a founding member of SCAN Business Systems in 1986. Its flagship product, Campus Café, has grown to be a leading provider of educational ERP systems. His expertise is in helping colleges and schools streamline operations and manage information for decision making through analysis and application of best practice software. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

Donald Anderson
Lead Developer

Emanuel Kadziela
Strategic Development

Glenn Hanson
Senior Analyst

Adam Rounds
Senior Analyst

Janine Anderson
Senior Analyst

Mike Stefaniak
Advisory Developer

Matt Serpone
Network Administrator

Patty Ahern

Chris Doherty
Sales & Marketing

Jason Kranz
Director of Implementations

Jason Abel
Software Development

Melvin Black
Data Analyst