Charlotte CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Charlotte community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

Charlotte CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Charlotte CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Reenie Askew

City of Charlotte, NC
CIO

Ken Athanasiou

VF
Chief Information Security Officer

William Curtiss

Hanesbrands
CISO / Director, Global Cybersecurity

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Jon Harris

Compass Group USA
CISO

Margarita Rivera

Lennar Multifamily Communities
Vice President, Information Security Risk & Compliance

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
CIO

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
CIO

Kimberly Trapani

American Tire Distributors
Chief Security Officer

Members

Andy Basinger

Monarch
CTO

Ronnie Bryant

Charlotte Hornets
SVP and CIO

Terry Buchanan

Robeson County
CIO

Steve Cayea

Golder
Chief Technology Officer

Eric Christian

Atrium Health
VP, CTO

Elvis Clemetson

CTE
Chief Information & Technology Officer

David Costar

Cree
Chief Information Officer

Randy Cress

Rowan County
CIO

Andy Crowder

Atrium Health
Senior Vice President Chief Information and Analytics Officer

Detlef Dohmen

Polypore International
CIO

Sri Donthi

Advance Auto Parts
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Chris Dowler

IAT Group
CIO

Mike Everly

Renfro Corporation
CIO

Karl Hightower

Novant Health
CDO

Jeff Hughes

Brighthouse Financial
Chief Information Officer

Sheila Jordan

Honeywell
Chief Digital Technology Officer

Kevin Lilly

Jeld-Wen
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Allen Look

Hayward
CIO

Sathish Muthukrishnan

Ally
Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer

Onyeka Nchege

Novant Health
SVP and CIO

Paul Ramsay

Pike Corporation
CIO

Craig Robertson

National Gypsum
VP Technology and Innovation

Mike Seymour

Allegacy
VP Technology

Nelson Still

Form Technologies
VP of IT

Nancy Templeton

Extended Stay America
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Darrell Thompson

Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated
Sr. Vice President, CIO

Troy Trybom

ACN
CIO NA

Sandeep Uthra

Truliant Federal Credit Union
CIO

Vic Ventura

Novolex
Global CIO

Craig Williams

Ciena
VP & CIO

Angela Yochem

Novant Health
EVP | Chief Transformation & Digital Officer

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

November 9, 2021

Charlotte CIO Executive Summit

The Westin Charlotte

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

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Virtual Programs

July 15, 2021

Charlotte CIO Virtual Boardroom

Charlotte CIO & CISO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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September 2, 2021

Charlotte CIO Virtual Town Hall

Charlotte CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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October 7 - 8, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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