Georgia CIO of the Year Award Winners

2018 ORBIE Winners


Bob DeRodes

DeRodes Enterprises

Super Global

Juan Perez
Chief Information & Engineering Officer


Sean Kramer


Marie Mouchet

Corporate – Large

Paul Falor


Gregory Gatti


Jaspal Sagoo


Calvin Rhodes
State of Georgia CIO
(L to R) Tom Miller, Tushar Sachdev, Serena Sacks, Ben McKeeby, Vish Narendra, Dave Barnes


Global: Vish Narendra, VP & CIO, Graphic Packaging International
Enterprise: Tom Miller, SVP, Innovation & CIO, Anthem
Corporate: Tushar Sachdev, SVP & CIO, PRGX
Nonprofit: Serena Sacks, CIO, Fulton County Schools
Healthcare: Ben McKeeby, SVP & CIO
Lifetime Achievement: David Barnes, SVP & CIO, UPS

(L to R) Fran Dramis,  Sarah Ming, Jean Holley, Muthu Arumugham, Brad Cowles


Global: Jean Holley, SVP & CIO, Brambles, Group
Enterprise: Brad Cowles, CIO, HD Supply
Corporate: Muthu Arumugham, Corporate VP IT, Ebix
Nonprofit: Sarah Ming Hsi, CIO, Marta
Lifetime Achievement: Fran Dramis, Bell South, CIO

(L to R) Brian Sondergaard, Anil Cheriyan, James Dallas, Mark Hurd, Jay Ferro, and Nancy D’Amico


Global: Brian Sondergaard, CIO, Fiserv
Enterprise: Anil Cheriyan, Corporate EVP & CIO, SunTrust
Corporate: Nancy D’Amico, SVP & CIO, LeasePlan
Nonprofit: Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society
Lifetime Achievement: James Dallas, Former SVP & CIO, Georgia Pacific

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


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 Bennett, Karen Renner, Michael Long, Carrie Wheeler


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) Lee Crump, Marty Smith, Dedra Cantrell, Keynote Speaker Bill Nuti, Marie Mouchet, Brian Shield. 


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


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 


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

Contact Us

Have a question about GeorgiaCIO? We'd love to help! Please submit your inquiry below and someone from our staff will be in touch shortly.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt