Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the CIO Executive Summit. The support and participation of our region's Fortune 1000 CIOs, along with the top government and academic CIOs, ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

Lori Beer
EVP & CIO
WellPoint, Inc.
Chris Hjelm
SVP & CIO
The Kroger Co.
Greg Simpson
CTO
General Electric Company
Piyush Singh
SVP & CIO
American Financial Group, Inc.
Manjit Singh
VP & CIO
Chiquita Brands International, Inc.

Governing Body

Zahid Afzal
EVP & CIO
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
Roger Barbe
Senior Director, IT
Liberty Mutual Group
Larry Beckwith
SVP, Productivity & Information Technology
Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
Delaney Bellinger
CIO
YUM! Brands, Inc.
Paul Betz
VP - Systems Development
Macy's, Inc.
Michael Blanco
VP, IS
Givaudan
Bill Blausey Jr.
SVP & CIO
Eaton Corporation
Kristen Blum
FORMER SVP & CIO
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
John Bondi
VP & CIO
MTD Products Inc.
Chris Boult
VP & CIO
FirstGroup America, Inc.
John Broerman
VP & CIO
A. Schulman, Inc.
Marc Brown
SVP, Corporate Service Center & CIO
Del Monte Foods Company
Chip Burke
VP, IT
Cincinnati Bell Inc.
John Campbell
SVP & CIO
American Modern Insurance Group
Bruce Carver
VP & CIO
Cummins, Inc.
Carlos Cherubin
CIO
DSW Inc.
Dan Clark
SVP & CIO
NewPage Corporation
Jeff Clouse
CIO
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Lawrence Cuy
SVP
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Mark Dajani
SVP & CIO
Kraft Foods, Inc.
Donald Eichenseer
CIO, eBusiness
Citi
Craig Forrester
SVP, IT
Cincinnati Financial Corporation
Ron Frissora
VP & CIO
M/I Homes, Inc.
Karen R. Garrison
CIO
DPL Inc.
Clint Gibler
SVP & CIO
Western & Southern Financial Group
James Goetz
SVP & CIO
Convergys Corporation
Ken Gummow Sr.
Director, IT & Telecommunications
The Lincoln Electric Company
Gar Gunter
SVP & CIO
Luxottica Retail
Steven Hangen
CIO
WinWholesale Inc.
Steven Hanna
VP & CIO
Kennametal Inc.
Brent Haswell
Former VP, IS
Schneider Electric
Martin Inkrott
VP, IT
Speedway SuperAmerica LLC
Marianne James
VP & CIO
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
David Johns
SVP, CIO & Chief Shared Services Officer
Owens Corning
Melissa Johnson
CIO & VP, IT
Comair, Inc.
Barb Kew
VP, IT & CIO
Hill-Rom, Inc.
Lonny Lawrence
VP & CIO
Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.
Doug Lingrel
VP & CIO
Greif, Inc.
Matt LoPiccolo
VP & CIO
Swagelok Company
Angelo Mazzocco
CIO
Progressive Medical, Inc.
William McCreary
VP & CIO
Pilkington North America Inc.
Dean Meyer
CIO
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
Patty Morrison
EVP, CIO
Cardinal Health
Kevin Murray
VP, IT
Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Jim Niehaus
VP & CIO
Great American Financial Resources, Inc.
Velda Otey
VP & CIO
American Electric Power Company, Inc.
George Photakis
VP & CIO
Anchor Hocking Company
Andy Platt
VP, IS & CIO
The J. M. Smucker Company
David Platt
Head of IT, North America
Mettler-Toledo International, Inc.
Philip Rainford
VP, Global Enterprise Info. Solutions
LexisNexis Group
Robert Richardson
CIO
Worthington Industries, Inc.
Joseph Robinson
EVP & CIO
Fifth Third Bank
Alex Rodriguez
CIO
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Michael Rulli
Director, IS
The Drees Co.
Patrick Saunier
VP Information Solutions
The Lubrizol Corporation
Don Sharp
VP & CIO
Navistar, Inc.
Rebecca Sykes
SVP & CIO
Catholic Healthcare Partners
Coco Taliaferro
CIO
General Cable Corporation
Tom Thornley
VP & CIO
Cintas Corporation
A.S. Vinod
VP, IT
Clopay Corporation
William Waszak
VP & CIO
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
George Watts
CIO
Res-Care, Inc.
Don Wehrly
Downstream I. T. Manager
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC
Ron White
CIO
Owens-Illinois, Inc.
Shawn Wilde
CIO
Trimble