St. Louis CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the St. Louis 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

St. Louis CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Joe Caro headshot

Joe Caro

Post Holdings
CIO

Kevin Hardcastle headshot

Kevin Hardcastle

Washington University in St. Louis
CISO

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Dan Henke

Mercy
VP, CISO

Matt Modica headshot

Matt Modica

BJC HealthCare
CISO

Shrikant Ramachandran headshot

Shrikant Ramachandran

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Vice President and CIO

Lina Young headshot

Lina Young

Peabody Energy
SVP, CIO

Members

Christy Barker

Olin Corporation
Vice President and CIO

Brett Barton

Sense Corp
Managing Director, Finance and CIO

Jim Cavellier

Cass Information Systems
EVP & CIO

Renea Daesch

Barry-Wehmiller Group, Inc
VP, Global Information Technology

Kevin Dana

WWT
CIO

Jerry Fox

BJC HealthCare
CIO

David Hakanson

Saint Louis University
VP, CIO and Chief Innovation Officer

Steve Kappel

Safety National Casualty Corporation
VP & Chief Technology Officer

Michelle Kaufman

Distribution Management
Vice President of Technology

Karanja Kiburi

Caleres
Vice President, IT - Operations and Architecture

Michael Lehman

Fike
EVP, CIO

Gerry Lewis

Ascension
Senior Vice President & CIO

John Meister

Panera Bread
SVP & CIO

David Meyer

Graybar
CIO, VP IT

Chris Moore

Bayer Corporation
VP IT

Margie Muthukumaru

Webster University
VP & Chief Information Officer

Mark Nadler

TKC Holdings
VP – Corporate IT

Mike Neale

American State Bank and Trust
CIO

Aman Raheja

Humana
CISO

Brandon Ray

Boeing
IT Business Partner Chief of Staff

Teresa Sanzottera

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Vice President and CIO, Special Generics

Christoph Schmidt

CSI Leasing
SVP & CIO

Subbu Subramanian

American Railcar Industries, Inc.
CIO

Pete Williams

TKC Holdings
Director of Data Services & Business Intelligence

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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October 6, 2020

2020 St. Louis CIO Inner Circle Q3

The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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December 16, 2020

2020 St. Louis CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

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

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