Although the labor market at large is becoming tougher to navigate, tech employment continues its trajectory upwards, with organizations holding the view of IT as essential no matter the environment. Congratulations to all of the CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs who have stepped up to the plate by taking new roles and leading the charge in the industry.
Venice Goodwine – Chief Information Officer for The Department of the Air Force
The Department of the Air Force announced Venice M. Goodwine, a member of the Senior Executive Service, as Chief Information Officer (CIO). She will lead three directorates: Enterprise Information Technology, Data and Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity. Goodwine will manage an overall portfolio valued at around $17 billion and support 20,000 cyber operations personnel as well as lead career management initiatives for 10,000 IT/Cyber civilian personnel around the world. Goodwine has amassed more than 30 years of technology leadership experience. She held significant positions at the USDA, Marine Corps Systems Command, Central Texas College, and Stennis Space Center, among others. Before becoming CIO, she served as the Director of Enterprise Information Technology in the Oﬃce of the Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Air Force. Her extensive career includes leading large IT organizations, shaping agency-wide strategy and policy, supervising cybersecurity operations, setting up governance, managing IT acquisition, and overseeing program execution.
Marcie Kahbody – Chief Information Officer for the California Department of Transportation
Marcie Kahbody has been named as Chief Information Officer for the California Department of Transportation in addition to her role as Deputy Secretary of Technology at the California State Transportation Agency. She has been Deputy Secretary of Technology at the California State Transportation Agency since 2015, leading collaboration across transportation entities in order to increase innovation and successful IT project delivery. Kahbody has also served in many other IT leadership roles over her more than 30 years in the industry in the State of California for the Department of General Services, the California Technology Agency, and the Department of Health Care Services, among others. In a post announcing her new role, she said, “I want to express my deepest gratitude to Secretary Toks Omishakin and Undersecretary Tollefson for placing their trust in me for this pivotal role. I would also like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to Governor Newsom for entrusting me with this significant responsibility. I am honored by the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of technology and innovation in transportation under their visionary leadership.”
Andrew Norman – Chief Information Officer at Bob Evans Farms
Bob Evans Farms, Inc., producer of some of America’s #1 selling refrigerated side dishes, promoted Andrew Norman to Chief Information Officer. Norman has been with the company for 4.5 years and most recently served as its Vice President of Information Technology. In this capacity, Norman was responsible for the company-wide IT strategy and oversaw efforts around the development of its applications, infrastructure, security, and enterprise reporting. Before joining Bob Evans Farms, he served with The Wendy’s Company and served as the Director of Global Technology Planning & Enterprise Solutions.
Deborah Youmans – Chief Information Officer at MITRE
Deborah Youmans has been named as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for MITRE, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the public interest. It runs federally funded R&D centers for U.S. government sponsors. In this role, Deborah will oversee MITRE’s Enterprise Computing and Information Systems division. In addition, she will manage 400+ IT professionals across various areas such as information security, innovation, business services, and sector operations. “Deborah brings the vision, strategy, and tactics to continue and build on our best-in-class IT capabilities, paving the way for MITRE’s continued growth,” said Cedric Sims, MITRE’s Senior Vice President for Enterprise Innovation and Integration. “We welcome her leadership on the adoption of new systems and technologies that will play a critical role in enabling cross-functional, cross-sponsor engagement as MITRE leans into the future to tackle challenges of national importance.”
Damian Oravez – Chief Information Security Officer with the City of Philadelphia
The City of Philadelphia recently named Damian Oravez as the Chief Information Security Officer. As CISO, Oravez will work as part of the city’s Office of Innovation and Technology and will be responsible for envisioning, developing, and managing the Information Security Strategy. Oravez joins the City of Philadelphia from Philadelphia International Airport, where he served over four years as CISO and owned the Information Security Governance program and strategy. Prior to that, he held key leadership positions with Ascensus, Protiviti, and Sun National Bank. “We did do a wide search, he applied, and we judged him to be the strongest candidate,” said Andrew Buss, deputy CIO of the city. “His experience with security governance matched well with the city’s needs and also with the federal NIST framework for cybersecurity, which we follow.”
Heather Gantt-Evans – Chief Information Security Officer at Marqeta
Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, appointed Heather Gantt-Evans as Chief Information Security Officer. In this capacity, Gantt-Evans will be responsible for overseeing the company’s global corporate and product security strategies. She brings over 15 years of industry experience and joins Marqeta from SailPoint, where she served as CISO and managed the company’s cybersecurity strategy and execution of methods to reduce business and product risk. “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to join Marqeta and lead transformative security programs that effectively reduce and manage risk. I immediately saw the value of our product and how it’s enabling our customers to develop innovative and embedded finance experiences,” said Gantt-Evans. “As we grow, I’m excited to lead an exceptional team in delivering scalable security strategies that protect what matters most from the evolving threat landscape while enabling the business and our customers.”
Gary Wang – Chief Technology Officer at DMI
DMI, a global leader in end-to-end digital services, selected Gary Wang as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Gary will spearhead the company’s technological vision and strategy, driving innovation and delivering impactful solutions to meet DMI customers’ business and mission objectives. Before joining the company, Gary served in technology leadership roles with companies such as Peraton, Perspecta, Unisys, IBM, and Lockheed Martin, among others. “DMI’s reputation as a customer-focused digital services provider rivals anyone,” said Gary. “Pushing the envelope in both emerging technologies and areas of long-term leadership, like managed mobile services, DMI is poised for impressive growth. I see great possibilities for our customers as we expand our services across all industries.”
Kevin Rooney – Chief Information Officer at West Monroe
West Monroe, a leading digital services firm, promoted Kevin Rooney to Chief Information Officer. Rooney had previously been serving as interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and showcased exceptional leadership, innovation, and dedication to advancing the company’s digital transformation and internal IT efforts. He will continue to serve as CAO alongside his permanent CIO responsibilities. “I am honored to continue leading West Monroe’s internal IT digital transformation journey as Chief Information Officer,” Rooney said. “As we know, by serving our clients, IT costs are challenging to contain. Our focus on being good financial stewards has opened doors to building trust with leadership and across the firm. This trust has fueled innovation that not only streamlines our internal operations but, more importantly, allows us to better serve our clients. I am incredibly grateful to the IT team for their talent, impact, and trust.”
Scott Sykes – Chief Information Security Officer at Asurity
Asurity Technologies LLC, a leader in the design, development, and delivery of consumer lending compliance software and services, selected Scott Sykes as Chief Information Security Officer. In this capacity, he will manage data security and compliance on an enterprise-wide basis. Sykes joins Asurity from Netcracker Technology, where he served as CISO. Before that, he served in technology leadership roles with Tata Communications, Genworth Financial, and Capital One, to name a few. “I am excited to join Asurity at this pivotal time of growth,” said Sykes. “The Company’s dedication to digital innovation, client success, and maintaining the highest level of security standards aligns perfectly with my professional values, technical capabilities, and professional experiences. I look forward to collaborating with the product and service teams here to ensure Asurity remains at the forefront of cybersecurity.”
Tim Belec – Chief Information Officer at Jefferson County Health Center
Jefferson County Health Center (JCHC), Iowa’s oldest county hospital, named Tim Belec as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Belec will report to the CEO and will be responsible for “overseeing the design, implementation, support, and maintenance of the health center’s entire network, information systems, and electronic health records.” He brings over 30 years of industry experience and joins the hospital from Owensboro Health, a non-profit hospital system in Owensboro, KY, where he served as VP and CIO. Belec also served as CIO for Ascension Wisconsin and VP of Technology and Applications for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare for over 18 years.
Jeff Gill – Chief Information Officer at HR Logics
HR Logics, a provider of HR compliance technologies and full-service compliance management services, appointed Jeff Gill as Chief Information Officer. Gill joins the company from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he oversaw ten IT divisions, serving as the ACIO and Managing Director of IT. Before that, he held technology leadership positions at Neustar, Inc., Scivantage, CSC, Accenture, and Comcast. In a press release, Gill was quoted saying, “I’m honored to join HR Logics, a company that places integrity and data privacy at the forefront of its operations. As we navigate an era where data security is paramount, I’m excited to further the mission of HR Logics, ensuring that our clients can trust us to protect their most valuable asset: their employees’ data.”
Michele Thomas – Chief Technology Officer with the State of Maryland
The State of Maryland named Michele Thomas as its first Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, she will oversee and drive enterprise operations throughout Maryland’s executive branch. Thomas brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise-level digital transformation, working in various departments of the U.S. government, including the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Transportation, USDA-APHIS, and U.S. Department of Energy, and most recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security where she served as Chief Information Security Officer. According to her LinkedIn, she is recognized as a transformational thought leader, visionary, builder, mentor, change agent, collaborator, innovator, large-scale technical debt disruptor, partner, and public servant.
Greg Rogers – Chief Information Security Officer with the State of Maryland
Greg Rogers was selected to serve as Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Maryland. As CISO, Rogers will lead the state’s cybersecurity strategy and oversee the Office of Security Management. He joins the state from Legal & General America, where he served as CISO, developed the organizational vision for cybersecurity, and built a strategic plan for cybersecurity incident response, among other duties. In a LinkedIn post announcing his new role with the state, Rogers said, “This is a huge undertaking and honor, one which I am extremely excited to get started on. I also need to add that the rest of the new leadership team is truly amazing, one that I’m honored to be a part of.”
Sean Wechter – Chief Information Officer at Boomi
Boomi, an intelligent connectivity and automation leader, appointed Sean Wechter as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Wechter will be responsible for providing oversight for Boomi’s critical IT infrastructure, security, data science, and enterprise systems. He brings over 20 years of IT leadership experience, serving with companies such as Comcast, Gannett, Qlik, and most recently, Benefitfocus where he served as CIO leading technology strategy, security, and digital transformation. “A strong IT team is paramount to ensuring our customers, partners, and team members can innovate seamlessly every day,” said Steve Lucas, CEO at Boomi. “Since becoming independent, Boomi has been on a transformational journey to accelerate our growth while helping our customers achieve unprecedented business outcomes. With Sean’s world-class expertise in creating and operating business-critical IT infrastructure, we’ll be able to further drive our excellent growth trajectory to new heights.”
Jeff Stovall – Chief Information Officer at Abt Associates
Abt Associates, a global consulting and research firm that combines data and bold thinking to improve the quality of people’s lives, has selected Jeff Stoval as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Stovall will lead the company’s information technology and cyber security strategies as well as oversee its enterprise platforms, internal digital initiatives, IT vendor partnerships, and delivery service excellence. He brings over 20 years of IT experience leading initiatives at Oracle, Preferred Medical Marketing Corporation, the City of Charlotte, Sprint, and DuPont. “Jeff’s breadth of knowledge and experience will help Abt deliver on our client’s most critical missions while increasing efficiency and automation across our IT infrastructure,” said Abt Chief Financial Officer Leonard Hicks. “We are thrilled he has joined our leadership team and look forward to his positive impact.”
Gulshan Mehta – Chief Digital and Information Officer at Blanchard Valley Health System
Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS), a comprehensive health system offering a full continuum of care in northwest Ohio, named Gulshan Mehta as Chief Digital and Information Officer. In this capacity, he will be responsible for driving digital strategies, data analytics, information technology services, and cybersecurity. “This is an exciting time to work in the healthcare industry,” said Mehta. “Through strategic innovation, we can uncover possibilities that challenge the status quo and improve the lives of those we serve. I plan to build on the trust that BVHS has established in the community and introduce creative solutions that enhance the overall patient experience.” Prior to joining BVHS, he served as the head of the Bear Institute for Health Innovation at Children’s National Health System (Washington, D.C.) and led vital information technology functions on behalf of the Oracle Corporation.
Jean Olive – Chief Information Officer at John Hancock
John Hancock, a financial services company based out of Boston, selected Jean Olive as Chief Information Officer. In a post announcing her new role, Jean said, “I’m excited to start my next opportunity as Chief Information Officer at John Hancock Financial, the US division of Toronto-based Manulife Financial Corporation, where I will continue to focus on delivering outcomes that will improve longevity and better health outcomes!” Jean joins the company from Best Buy Health, where she served as Chief Technology Officer. Before that, she held IT leadership roles with Schneider Electric Industrial Services, Philips, and Raytheon.
David Singer – Chief Information Officer at LCMC Health
David Singer was named as Chief Information Officer at LCMC Health, a non-profit health system based out of New Orleans. Singer had previously worked for LCMC Health for seven years, last serving as Associate CIO, before leaving to serve a brief tenure as Vice President and CIO of East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. According to a recent announcement, Singer will “lead the implementation and consolidation of new technology systems, with a specific focus on Epic optimization, strategic growth, and overall IT operational excellence.”
Gregory Thompson Jr. – Chief Information Security Officer at Vantage Data Centers
Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, appointed Gregory Thompson Jr. as its first Chief Information Security Officer. As CISO, Thompson will oversee the strategy to continue strengthening Vantage’s cybersecurity posture to secure data as it scales on an international level. He previously served with the company as Global Vice President of Physical Security and Cybersecurity and brings over 15 years of security experience working with both governments and commercial organizations. Prior to joining Vantage, Thompson served in a variety of roles with General Dynamics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “This is a volatile time in the cybersecurity space as organizations across multiple industries face cyber events each day,” said Thompson. “I’m excited to take on this new role and exclusively lead Vantage’s cyber initiatives to protect our digital infrastructure across the company’s growing number of data center assets.”
Joshua Spence – Chief Information Officer with Alpha Technologies
Alpha Technologies Inc., a service-disabled veteran-owned technology services company headquartered in Hurricane, WV, selected Joshua Spence as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Spence will be responsible for leading Alpha Technologies in the strategic development of technology solutions, risk management, and innovation. He joins the company after stepping down from an 8-year tenure with the State of West Virginia, where he began serving as CISO and ended his time leading the state’s technology strategy as CIO. He also brings over two decades of service in the Air National Guard and earned his BA, Political Science and M.S., Technology Management from Marshall University.
Tim Pugsley – Chief Information Officer at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, a leader in regional healthcare for northeastern South Dakota and western Minnesota, named Tim Pugsley as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Pugsley will be responsible for providing oversight for strategic information technology initiatives. He brings 23 years of technology leadership experience and joins the healthcare system from Mankato Clinic, where he was the Director of Information Technology. Before that, Pugsley led technology initiatives at WellComm Group, Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital, and Titus Regional Medical Center.
Gary Perkins – Chief Information Security Officer at CISO Global
CISO Global, an industry leader as a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, named Gary Perkins as its Chief Information Security Officer. In this capacity, Perkins will lead cybersecurity strategies and risk management initiatives within the company. He joins the company from the Province of British Columbia, where he served for nearly ten years as CISO and was responsible for the creation and execution of cyber security strategy, program, and roadmaps. Prior to that, he progressed through various roles at TELUS in the Chief Security Office. “I am honored to embark on this journey as Chief Information Security Officer at CISO Global,” said Gary Perkins, CISO for CISO Global. “As cyberattacks escalate in frequency, sophistication, and impact, the pervasive challenge facing the cybersecurity industry has become increasingly more apparent. I am excited to leverage my experience in the public and private sectors to elevate the protection of critical assets and data for CISO Global and our clients.”
Stan Lowe – Chief Information Security Officer with the U.S. Department of the Interior
Stan Lowe has been selected as Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DoI). This will be Lowe’s second time working with the DoI, having first served with them in 2005 as part of the Information Security training branch. Since then, he’s served in various roles with the Department of Veteran Affairs, Booz Allen Hamilton, PerkinElmer, Inc., Zscaler, and most recently, Synchronoss Technologies, where he served as Global Chief Information Security Officer & Chief Privacy Officer. In a LinkedIn post announcing his new role with the DoI, Lowe said, “Today I am returning to Federal Service as the Chief Information Security Officer at U.S. Department of the Interior. I’m looking forward to a new challenge and working with all of my new departmental colleagues!”
Jayson Cavendish – Chief Security Officer and IT Director with the State of Michigan
Jayson Cavendish was officially named as Chief Security Officer (CSO) and IT Director for the State of Michigan after serving as CSO in an active capacity for the past eight months. Prior to officially joining the State of Michigan, he worked for it on contract as a Cyber Security Architect with TEKsystems. In this capacity, he helped expand Cyber Security Architecture for Enterprise Architecture Processes, Application Security Processes, and Risk Compliance Management Strategy for the state. According to a memo shared with Government Technology, “Jayson brings a unique blend of strengths to the role, including leadership, vision, and strategic planning, along with the ability to promote collaboration at all levels to support critical, high-level statewide projects to successful completion.”
Allen Darrah – Chief Information Officer at Spencer Fane
Spencer Fane LLP, a law firm based out of Kansas City, Missouri, promoted Allen Darrah to Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Darrah will be responsible for guiding the firm’s overall technological vision, igniting innovation, and spearheading its digital transformation efforts. He will also continue to safeguard client data and privacy as CISO in his new role. “Since his arrival in 2015, Allen has been a catalyst in modernizing our technological capabilities,” Spencer Fane Chair Patrick J. Whalen said. “His promotion to CIO doesn’t just reward his individual excellence and commitment to our firm but also signifies our intentional and strategic investment in leveraging emerging technologies for the benefit of our firm and its clients.” Darrah has served with the company since 2015 and brings over two decades of industry experience.
Paul Selby – Chief Information Security Officer and Deputy CIO at the US Department of Energy
Paul Selby was appointed as Chief Information Security Officer and Deputy CIO for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Selby brings over 20 years of experience providing engineering solutions, project management, sales, operations, and leading finance teams in the pursuit of complex integrated information technology solutions for the federal government. He joins the DOE from the IRS, where he served as Deputy Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to that, he served in various capacities for LGS Innovations, IronBrick, and Edgeworth Security.
Ryan Sparks – Chief Information Officer at EVERSANA
EVERSANA, a leading provider of commercial services to the global life sciences industry, selected Ryan Sparks as Chief Information Officer. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the global enterprise’s IT operations across 25 locations, serving over 650 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies globally. Sparks brings more than 25 years of technology leadership and joins the company from The Headstrong Project, where he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Before that, he was the CIO at Lennar and held several senior technology leadership roles at J.P. Morgan Chase. “As we continue to evolve our business model to meet the growing needs of clients and the patients they serve, it is vital that we have leaders that understand how to effectively activate technology innovation for today, tomorrow, and years to come,” said Jim Lang, CEO. “Ryan’s background in business and leadership roles and his deep understanding of technology makes him the right person to strengthen and expand an already powerful information technology team.”
Chris Huff – Chief Technology Officer at Rent
Rent, the online marketplace with the goal of simplifying the business of renting by helping property owners and operators easily attract new renters, engage prospects during their search, and nurture resident relationships, has named Chris Huff as Chief Technology Officer. Huff joins the company from ParkMobile, where he served as CTO and was responsible for the Product and Engineering organization. Before that, he served in technology leadership positions with The Home Depot, The Weather Channel, and IBM. Huff earned his BBA in Marketing and Logistics from the University of Georgia and his MBA in Information Systems and eCommerce from Georgia State University.
Mario Maffie – Chief Information Officer at United Natural Foods
United Natural Foods, Inc., North America’s premier grocery wholesaler delivering the widest variety of fresh, branded, and owned brand products to more than 30,000 locations throughout North America, appointed Mario Maffie as Chief Information Officer, effective October 2, 2023. As CIO, Maffie will lead the company’s IT team, oversee critical network systems integration work, and help accelerate the use of data and insights in support of UNFI’s customers and suppliers. He joins the company from Mars Incorporated, where he has spent the past 24 years of his career moving up through roles of increasing responsibility and will be ending his tenure as VP and corporate CIO. “Over the past 20+ years, Mario has been at the forefront of helping Mars harness the power of data, analytics, and automation, ensuring that Mars continually evolved its technology through new platforms and modern capabilities, including AI-based programs and digital transformation initiatives,” said Erin Horvath, UNFI’s Chief Operating Officer. “He brings a wealth of experience in strategy development and execution and is known for nurturing the talent of tomorrow. We’re excited for Mario to join our team and look forward to the positive contributions he will make in this leadership position.”
Scott Saeger – Chief Information Officer at rue21
rue21, a leading fashion destination known for its curated selection of styles designed to bring affordable fashion to everyone, selected Scott Saeger as Chief Information Officer. In this capacity, he will provide strategic planning and execution for the company’s business applications and operations, B2B and B2C initiatives, and integration of e-commerce and back-office platforms, as well as lead the development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment. Saeger brings over two decades of industry experience, having worked with companies including Hewlett-Packard, The EADS Company, 1800flowers.com, and most recently, GNC, where he served as SVP and CIO. “I am excited to join the rue21 team as Chief Information Officer,” said Scott Saeger. “rue21’s mission to optimize the technology buying experience as a relevant, authentic, and affordable fashion destination resonates with my passion and expertise for enhancing the overall customer experience. I’m looking forward to collaborating closely with the team to help carry out rue21’s mission of offering accessible fashion for all.”
Anjana Harve – Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at BJ’s Wholesale Club
BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs, announced the appointment of Anjana Harve as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. As CIO, she will manage the direction of the company’s IT organization to achieve business outcomes, optimize revenue growth, and upgrade operating efficiencies. Harve brings over 25 years of experience leading technology transformations across companies such as CSL Behring, Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Novartis, Hill-Rom, and most recently, Fresenius Medical Care, where she served as Global CIO and led IT, cyber, digital, privacy assurance, and data security across the business.
James Bahrenbur – Chief Technology Officer at Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States, named James Bahrenburg as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Bahrenburg will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and management of Sprouts’ technology. He brings over 35 years of technology leadership experience, having worked with companies including Accenture, The Walt Disney Co., Evant, 99 Cents Only Stores, and most recently, Good Food Holdings, where he served as CIO. “I’m thrilled to join Sprouts at this point in its growth trajectory,” said Bahrenburg. “I look forward to working with the team to execute on the company’s strategic technology initiatives to enhance and elevate digital platforms for Sprouts’ customers and team members.”
Gene Bishop – Chief Information Officer at Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions, a dynamic, industry-leading company dedicated to building stronger associations, appointed Gene Bishop as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Bishop will lead digital transformation initiatives across all facets of the business, including overseeing the enhancement of technological infrastructure, streamlining operations, and driving innovation. Bishop spent the first 20 years of his career with Dow Jones & Co. Inc. and The Wall Street Journal, where he rose through the ranks and ended as Team Lead of Pagination Application Support Services. Following that, he served as VP of Technology at ALM for 12 years and, most recently, Global CIO at International Data Group. “I am excited to join Naylor at this pivotal moment in its journey,” said Gene Bishop, CIO of Naylor. “The company’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to embracing technology as a catalyst for growth aligns perfectly with my own values and vision. I look forward to collaborating with the talented teams here to drive innovation, improve processes, and enhance the overall customer experience.”
Amy Doherty – Chief Information Officer at the World Bank
The World Bank selected Amy Doherty as Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Information Technology and Solutions. In this capacity, Doherty will be responsible for leading the information management and technology portfolio to support the institution’s mission and strategic direction. “Amy Doherty has demonstrated leadership in technology, transformation, and information security in both the public and private sector, and I am very pleased to have her join the World Bank Group as Chief Information Officer,” said President Ajay Banga. “Technology continues to push the frontier of possible forward just as the World Bank is evolving to be a better bank. Amy has a skill and will play a critical role to ensure the Bank is capturing the promise of the former to advance the latter.” Doherty joins the World Bank from First Command Financial Services, where she served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, she led IT transformations at companies including American Financial Realty Trust, C&F Bank, Freddie Mac, and AARP, among others.