Collins Memorial Library

Staff Profile: Wade Guidry

Wade GuidryWade Guidry joined Collins Library staff on June 1, 2009, as the new Library Applications Administrator. Wade grew up in Houston, TX, and he is an alum of Rice University. His "Northwest exposure" includes 8 years in the San Juan Islands and 5 years on the Oregon coast, in addition to stints in Seattle and Portland. Wade worked for a successful network hardware start-up company in WA state during the tech boom of the 90's, has spent a few years at Microsoft, and has 8 years of library experience.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics; Rice University
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • CompTIA Network+

Awards & Press


  • “PACs against the Wall?”, Oregon Library Association Quarterly, Fall 2007, Vol. 13, Issue 3, ISSN 1093-7374
  • “Building Catalogs in the Sand”, Oregon Library Association Quarterly, Spring 2009, Vol. 15, Issue 1, ISSN 1093-7374