Detroit CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Detroit 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

Detroit CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

David Behen headshot

David Behen

La-Z-Boy
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Richard Hook headshot

Richard Hook

Penske
EVP & CIO

Jeff Lemmer headshot

Jeff Lemmer

Ford
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Tony Lombardi headshot

Tony Lombardi

The Andersons
Chief Information Officer

Raman Mehta headshot

Raman Mehta

Visteon
CIO

Randall Mott headshot

Randall Mott

General Motors
Senior VP, Global IT & Chief Information Officer

Brom Stibitz headshot

Brom Stibitz

State of Michigan
CIO and DTMB Chief Deputy Director

Sangy Vatsa headshot

Sangy Vatsa

Comerica
EVP & CIO

Members

Amjed Al-Zoubi

Amerisure Insurance
Chief Techology Officer

Scott Bennett

Lear Corporation
VP of Applications

Kevin Berch

Ford
Director, Staffs IT

Steve Berkholz

Hirotec America
GM, Information Systems

Mark Bradbury

Federal-Mogul
VP & CIO, Powertrain Division

Chris Bruman

The Dow Chemical Company
Global Director, Enterprise Systems Services

Jennifer Charters

Flagstar Bank
EVP, Chief Information Officer

Daryl Dellinger

Continental Automotive
Regional CIO NAFTA

Tamara Faber-Doty

Consumers Energy
Chief Digital Officer & VP, Technology

Matthew Fahnestock

Dana
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Thomas Farrington

Perrigo
EVP & CIO

Kerry Flynn

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
CIO

Vince Francone

Fiserv
VP of IT, Program Management Office

Ash Goel

Bronson
SVP/CIO

Mark Guthrie

AM General
IS&S Director & CIO

Phil Haar

Guardian
IT Director - Strategy, Governance, Development, & Analytics

Candace Hayden

Hutchinson
SVP, IT

Timothy Heffron

Meritor
SVP, HR & CIO

John Hill

Carhartt
CIO & SVP, Business Planning

Ronald Hinsley

ITC Holdings
VP, IT & CIO

Daren Hubbard

Wayne State University
CIO & AVP

William Isaacs

Detroit Medical Center
CIO

Rajat Jain

TriMas
Director, IT

Diane Jones

University of Michigan
Executive Director, Office of the VP/CIO - IT Administration

Mike Kennedy

Gordon Food Service
CIO

Anita Klopfenstein

Little Caesars
CIO

Kelly Knepley

DexKo Global
CIO

Jeff Liedel

General Motors
Exec. Director, Global IT Ops.

Matt Logar

Gentherm
Executive Director of IT

Krish Mani

RGIS
Global Chief Information Officer and Interim Scheduling Operation Head

Laura Marble

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
VP & CIO, Health Plan Business

Annette Marcath

HAP
VP & CIO

Bill McCreary

The University of Toledo
Vice President CIO/CTO

Tilak Mohan

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
CIO

George Molchan

Freudenberg
SVP & CIO

Steffen Mueller-Urbaniak

Ford
Director, Office of CIO

Beth Niblock

City of Detroit
CIO

Paul Orlando

Flagstar Bank
EVP & CIO of Mortgage Lending

Arjay Patrick

MESSA
Director - ITSS

Rachelle Putnam

General Dynamics Land Systems
Director, Information Technology

Dan Rainey

Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
CIO

Mike Rogers

Nexteer
CIO

Regina Salazar

Whirlpool Corporation
Vice President, GIS & CIO, Global Product Organization

Robert Sexton

Continental Structural Plastics
Director Technology & Integration

Jeff Small

Great Lakes Water Authority
CIO

Bonnie Smith

Lear Corporation
CIO

Darlene Taylor

Novares
CIO

Cynthia Weaver

Walbridge
VP, Information Technology

Upcoming programs


September 23, 2020

2020 Global CIO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

A three-day summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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November 17, 2020

2020 Detroit CIO Executive Summit Q4

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

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

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May 2021

2021 Detroit CIO Executive Summit Q2

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

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