Twenty six years of information technology experience including seventeen years of Senior Executive management. I am currently the Chief Technology Officer and Deputy CIO for the Bureau of TennCare. The Bureau of TennCare provides healthcare for 1.5 million Tennesseans. Previous positions include Executive Director of Data Center Operations for all centralized Information Technology for the State of Tennessee. As Executive Director I was responsible for the State’s 3000 plus servers and the facility management of the State’s two data centers. During my tenure with this position the State built a new 55,000 sq. ft. tier 3 data center. And prior to that I held the position of Vice President of Systems for the largest healthcare clearinghouse in the United States; currently known as Change Healthcare and previously known as WebMD. I have outstanding leadership skills in the design and development of large complex Information Technology systems. I possess an in depth knowledge of the information technology industry and the ability to develop multi-million dollar budgets.