Ohio CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Ohio 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

Ohio CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Michael Erickson

Baptist Health
CISO

Kiran Govindaraju

Ohio National Financial Services
2nd VP, IT & Actuarial Science

Lisa Heckler

CareSource
Chief Information Security Officer

Phani Konduru

Humana
Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health & Innovation

Stacy Mill

Nashville Electric Service
VP of IT and CISO

Deval Motka

Rock Central
VP Rocket Data

Robert Schuetter

Ashland
Chief Information Security Officer

Marc Varner

YUM! Brands
Corporate VP & Global Chief Information Security Officer

Members

David Burns

GE Aviation
Chief Information Officer

Karen Chamberlain

Western & Southern Financial Group
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Greg Fancher

Express
SVP and Chief Information Officer

Robert Garriott

Kao USA
Regional Executive Officer, VP ISD Americas/EMEA

Troy Gibson

NetJets
Chief Technology Officer

Bill Gottsacker

American Modern
VP, IT

Jason Graf

YUM! Brands
Vice President, IT Shared Services

Ryan Hale

Lithko Contracting, LLC
CIO & Director of Strategic Initiatives

Timothy Held

US Bank
EVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Rick Huff

Paycor
CIO

Tricia Julian

Baptist Health
CIO

Dave Krabill

Swagelok Company
Director, Enterprise Program Office

Doug Lingrel

Greif
Chief Administrative Officer

Alejandro Mayoral

StandardAero
SVP & CIO

Sally Miller

DHL
Chief Information Officer (North America)

Tim Nall

Brown-Forman
Chief Information Officer

Gina Pfaff

Greif
VP, IT

Jude Schramm

Fifth Third Bank
Chief Information Officer

Michael Slattery

Ohio National Financial Services
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Grant Smiley

Ameritas
VP of Technology & Operations

Phyllis Teater

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Chief Information Officer & Associate Vp

Mike Thompson

Cintas
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Devon Valencia

CareSource
Chief Information Officer

Kevin Vasconi

Wendy's Company
CIO

Stewart Wenerstrom

Big Lots
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

David White

Battelle
Chief Information Officer

Christopher Zell

Wendy's Company
Vice President, Head of IT Security

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

December 2, 2021

Ohio CIO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

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

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Virtual Programs

August 18, 2021

Ohio CIO Virtual Town Hall

Ohio 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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