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. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

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 headshot

Reenie Askew

City of Charlotte, NC
CIO

Ken Athanasiou headshot

Ken Athanasiou

VF
Chief Information Security Officer

William Curtiss headshot

William Curtiss

Hanesbrands
CISO / Director, Global Cybersecurity

Steve Hagood headshot

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Jon Harris headshot

Jon Harris

Compass Group USA
CISO

Margarita Rivera headshot

Margarita Rivera

Lennar Multifamily Communities
Vice President, Information Security Risk & Compliance

Rob Watkins headshot

Rob Watkins

Compass Group USA
CIO

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

Detlef Dohmen

Polypore International
CIO

Sri Donthi

Advance Auto Parts
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Chris Dowler

IAT Group
CIO

Kevin Eamigh

SPX Flow
CIO and VP Global Business Services

Mike Everly

Renfro Corporation
CIO

Kerry Goode

City of Durham
CIO

Ben Hall

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
CIO

Karl Hightower

Novant Health
CDO

Jeff Hughes

Brighthouse Financial
Chief Information Officer

Sheila Jordan

Honeywell
Chief Digital Technology Officer

Mike Laurenti

Ahold Delhaize
Chief Information Officer, Global Support Office

Steve LeMoine Jr.

Cree
Former CIO

Kevin Lilly

Jeld-Wen
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Allen Look

Revolution Technologies
Interim CIO | Executive Advisor

Sathish Muthukrishnan

Ally
Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer

Kevin O'Rourke

Service Logic
CIO

Shawn Persing

Conrex
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

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
CIO

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
CIO

Chad Toney

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
VP, IT Operations and Infrastructure

Joe Topinka

SnapAV
Former 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 Digital & Technology Officer

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

November 16, 2020

Charlotte CIO Virtual Town Hall

Steering the Enterprise Forward Through Innovation

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

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December 10, 2020

Charlotte CIO Virtual Town Hall

Looking to the Future – Lessons from 2020

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

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