Georgia CIO Award Winners

2015 Award Winners

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

James Dallas

Former SVP & CIO

Georgia Pacific

GLOBAL

Brian Sondergaard

CIO

Fiserv

ENTERPRISE

Anil Cheriyan

Corporate EVP & CIO

Suntrust

CORPORATE

Nancy D’Amico

SVP & CIO

LeasePlan USA

NON-PROFIT

Jay Ferro

CIO

American Cancer Society

(L to R) Bryson Koehler, John Trainor, David Guthrie, Walt Carter, Joshua Silver, Curtis Carver

2014

Global: John Trainor, VP & CIO, Aaron’s
Enterprise: Bryson Koehler, EVP & CIO, The Weather Company
Corporate: Walt Carter, CIO, Generation Mortgage Company
Emerging: Joshua Sliver, VP Production Development, Patientco
Nonprofit: Curtis Carver, Vice Chancellor & CIO, University System of Georgia
Lifetime Achievement: David Guthrie, CTO, PGi

(L to R) John Seral, Robert Benett, Karen Renner, Michael Long, Carrie Wheeler

2013

Global: Karen Renner, VP & CIO, Novelis
Enterprise: Carrie Wheeler, CIO, Cbeyond
Corporate: Robert Bennett, CIO, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Nonprofit: Michael Long, CIO, Georgia Department of Revenue
Lifetime Achievement: John Seral, VP & CIO, GE (Retired)

(L to R) Marty Smith, Dedra Cantrell, Keynote Speaker Bill Nuti, Marie Mouchet, Brian Shield. Not Pictured: Lee Crump

2012

Global: Lee Crump, CIO & Group VP, Rollins, Inc.
Enterprise: Marie Mouchet, VP & CIO, Southern Company/Southern Nuclear
Corporate: Marty Smith, CIO, Implantable Provider Group
Nonprofit: Dedra Cantrell, CIO, Emory Healthcare
Lifetime Achievement: Brian Shield, EVP & CIO, The Weather Channel (Retired)

(L to R) Jay Ferro, J.L. Albert, Becky Blalock, Wes McDowell, Bill VanCuren

2011

Global: Bill VanCuren, VP & CIO, NCR Corporation
Enterprise: Wes McDowell, CIO, Georgia Power
Corporate: Jay Ferro, VP & CIO, Chartis Insurance
Nonprofit: J.L. Albert, Associate Provost & CIO, Georgia State University
Lifetime Achievement: Becky Blalock, SVP & CIO, Southern Company (Retired)

(L to R) Bob Arnett, Sandy Hofmann, Dan Brown, Barbara Kunkel, Randy Fox

2010

Global: Randy Fox, CIO, GE Energy Services
Enterprise: Barbara J. Kunkel, CIO, Troutman Sanders
Corporate: Bob Arnett, CIO, Cobb Energy
Nonprofit: Dan Brown, SVP & CIO, CredAbility
Lifetime Achievement: Sandra Hofmann, CIO-in-Residence, ATDC

2009

Global: Randal Robison, SVP & CIO, Georgia Pacific LLC
Enterprise: Bob Keefe, SVP & CIO, Mueller Water Products
Corporate: Paul Judge, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, Purewire, Inc.
Nonprofit: Dedra Cantrell, CIO, Emory Healthcare
 

2008

Global: David Barnes, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer, UPS
Enterprise: Deborah Dean, EVP & Chief Information Officer, Matria Healthcare
Corporate: Tim Davis, Chief Information Officer, Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
Nonprofit: Patricia Lavely, VP & Chief Information Officer, Memorial University Medical Center

2007

Global: Shirley Bridges, Chief Information Officer, Delta Air Lines
Enterprise: Dan Crowe, Chief Information Officer, AutoTrader.com
Corporate: Edwin Marcial, Chief Information Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Nonprofit: Lance Lyttle, Chief Information Officer, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

2006

Global: Sue Powers, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, Worldspan
Enterprise: Mark Ryan, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Matria Healthcare
Corporate: Joe Oesterling, Chief Information Officer, Cbeyond Incorporated

2005

Global: James Dallas, Chief Information Officer & Vice President of Information Technology, Georgia Pacific, LLC
National: Ann Franks, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Lanier Worldwide Inc.
Regional: Marian Lucia, Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

2004

Global: John M. Seral, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, GE Energy
National: Guido F. Sacchi, Chief Information Officer & Executive Director, Shared Services, CompuCredit (CRT)
Regional: Brian Shield, Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President, The Weather Channel Companies

2003

Global: Becky Blalock, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Southern Company
National: Linda Beck, Executive Vice President of Operations EarthLink, Inc.
Regional: Sandra Hofmann, Chief Information Officer, MAPICS

2002

Global: Thaddeus Arroyo, Chief Information Officer, Cingular Wireless
National: Lee Hunter, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Southwire
Regional: Elaine R. Mitchell, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta

2001

Global: Stephen Olsen, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Electronic Commerce, CheckFree Corporation
National: Michael Starr, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Internet Security Systems
Regional: Nicholas Farsi, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Interland

1999

Global: Robert S. Beason, Senior Vice President of Southern Company Services & Chief Information Officer, Southern Company
National: Doug Lauer, Chief Information Officer, Allied Holdings
Regional: Mike Anderson, Chief Information Officer, World Marketing Alliance 

1998

Global: Charlie Feld, Chief Information Officer, Delta Air Lines
National: Rick Schooler, Vice President of Information Services, Medical Center for Central Georgia
Regional: Bruce Duttenhofer, Vice President of Information Services & Chief Information Officer, Flexible Products Company

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