Chief Information Officer (CIO)
NASCIO shakes up leadership ranks after recent CIO departures
Maryland CIO Michael Leahy was named vice president of the group and Tennessee's Stephanie Dedmon was selected as its new secretary-treasurer.
Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes reflects on decade of service
Rhodes, who was appointed CIO in 2011, is one of the few statewide IT chiefs to last this long in the job.
Utah CIO Mike Hussey is stepping down
After more than two decades in the Utah governor's office, statewide CIO Mike Hussey has announced he's moving on in the new year.
Data software executive named as Arkansas' new CTO
Jonathan Askins, a longtime director with the data connectivity software firm Acxiom, will lead the state's Division of Technology Services.
Atlanta CIO Gary Brantley to step down
Brantley was hired in September 2018 as the city was still climbing back from one of the worst ransomware attacks to hit a local government.
Texas names Amanda Crawford as CIO
Crawford, who joined the Texas Department of Information Resources as its executive director in February 2019, succeeds Todd Kimbriel, who retired in May.
Few CIO changes expected following governors' races
With many incumbents re-elected and only one race resulting in a party flip, there may not be much shakeup in state IT offices.
Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield announces retirement
Bottenfield, who transitioned from IT support at Auburn University to state government in 2011, said he'll retire before the end of the year.
Mississippi names services director as statewide CIO
David Johnson, who's been with the department for nearly 15 years, has been named statewide chief information officer.