Participating IT Leaders

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Join Honorary Co-Chairs Laura Miller, CIO, InterContinental Hotels Group & Ken Meyer, CTO, SunTrust for a day on the course, networking with your peers–and it’s fun! If you are unable to join us, please invite one of your direct reports to participate.

To confirm, contact Mark Farbman at teeitup@techbridge.org, or 678-467-0453.

See below for a list of the 2019 Participating IT leaders:

  • Chris Phillips, Lead Security Engineer, Aaron's, Inc.
  • Parag Doshi, VP Cloud Technology, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Craig Barber, Director of Operations, AT&T
  • Steve Cleary, Direct - Advanced technical Support, AT&T
  • Scott Ford, Lead Channel Manager - IoT, AT&T
  • Erik Martin, Executive Director, International IT Operations, AT&T
  • John Nuttall, Director - Technology, AT&T
  • Neb Yoseph, Lead solution Architect, AT&T
  • John Dunbar, VP and CIO, Atlantic American Corporation
  • Krishna Venkatesh, VP, Products Dev and IT, Atria Senior Living
  • Dustin Johnson, Global Customer Experience Portfolio IT Leader, Avanos Medical
  • Thomas Ransom, Director of Sales Optimization, BB&T
  • Michael Shade, Director of Digital Platform Development, BB&T
  • Will Shupe, EVP, BB&T
  • Sameer Siddiqi, Senior Director of Quality, Bottomline Technologies
  • Andy Dunn, CIO, Builders Insurance Group
  • Don Kelly, Director, IT Services, Builders Insurance Group
  • Todd Hollosi, President and CIO, CastleLine, an Altisource Company
  • Ozzie Kadiri, Director, Security Operations., Corteva (DuPont)
  • Mark Wilson, Manager, Middleware & Integrations, COUNTRY Financial
  • Brandon Van Orden, SVP & CIO, Cousins Properties
  • MIchael Touchstone, Sr. Director, Systems Engineering, Cox Enterprises
  • Ed Wagner, Sr. Director Enterprise Architecture, Cox Enterprises
  • Jim Young, Senior Manager, ERP Development, Cox Enterprises
  • Daniel Abbey, Director, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • Anthony Caudill, Director of HCM Applications, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • Scott Leazer, AVP, IT Business Solutions, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • Andre Reese, AVP, IS Operations, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • Chaz Vann, Senior Manager, ERP Applications, CIS Business Solutions, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
  • David Cutter, VP of Engineering and Architecture, CRH
  • David Cutter, VP of Architecture & Governance, CRH Americas Materials
  • Tim Huff, VP, Infrastructure and Operations, CRH Americas Materials
  • Dolores Mears, Vice President IT Applications & Development, CRH Americas Materials
  • Bhanu Vallabhaneni, Director - Information Security, DuPont
  • John Amirtharaj, Senior Director, E-commerce, Elavon, Inc
  • Darryl Garmon, SVP, Gateway & Transacation Systems, Elavon, Inc
  • Elizabeth Hoemeke, SVP IT strategy and global business services, Elavon, Inc
  • Joe Marroquin, CISO, Encompass Digital Media
  • Grant Shih, CIO, Encompass Digital Media
  • Ryan Petersen, VP of Technology, Equifax
  • Brandon Hilyer, Director of Cyber, Etrade
  • AJ Simpson, IT Architect, Fiserv (Formerly First Data)
  • Bob Keefe, CIO, Fortium Partners
  • Trey Keisler, CIO, Power Service Operations, GE Power
  • Mark Tater, Director IT PMO, Genuine Parts APG IT
  • Tom Hall, SVP & CIO Automotive Parts Group (NAPA), Genuine Parts Company
  • Derek Moon, Director, Genuine Parts Company
  • Troy Robinson, Sr. Manager, Store Systems Development, Genuine Parts Company
  • Kevin Robertson, Deputy CIO/Program Director, Georgia Secretary of State/KAR & Associates
  • elliott Bell, Sr. Director Of advanced Process Solutions, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Lee Hunt, Sr. Mgr. - IT, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Shawn Kennedy, Senior Manager of Enterprise Architecture, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Roberto Belardo, Senior Director, Globalpayments
  • Vinay Dhawan, VP IT, GPC
  • John Entrekin, Director Engineering and Operations, GPC
  • Chris Short, Sr. Director, GPC
  • Ryan Minerd, Business Systems Analyst, Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
  • Michael Cunningham, CISO, Graphic Packaging International, LLC
  • Rod Jackson, Sr. Director, IT Mergers, Acquisitions & Integration, Graphic Packaging International, LLC
  • Tracy Roberts, PMO Manager, Graphic Packaging International, LLC
  • Scott Stanton, CISO, Halyard Health
  • Walt Carter, Chief Digital Officer & CIO, HomeStar Financial Corp
  • Shaun Smith, VP Global Operations, IBM Cloud Platform, IBM
  • Randy Conner, VP IT Security, IHG
  • Laura Miller, SVP, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • Eric Norman, Director Enterprise Operations, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • Chad Westfall, Vice President, Global Direct Channels, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • Jamal Awad, President, JA Group LLC
  • Jim Rice, Principle Architect, Macy's
  • Edwina Payne, VP & CIO, McKesson Corporation
  • David Boscia, IT Director, NCR Corporation
  • Bryan Harrison, IT Director, NCR Corporation
  • Martin Kawecki, Senior IT Director, NCR Corporation
  • Creighton Kelly, Sr. Director IT PMO/SMO, NCR Corporation
  • Joe Koscik, Sr. Director, NCR Corporation
  • Patrick Lee, Director, NCR Corporation
  • Brandon Sexton, IT Director, NCR Corporation
  • Brian Valeyko, Director, EDBI, NCR Corporation
  • William VanCuren, CIO, NCR Corporation
  • Billy Banks, Manager IT Shared Services, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Craig Clark, Manager of Open Enterprise Systems, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Matthew Maddox, CIO, Old Republic Aerospace
  • Bob Hughes, VP, IT and Shared Services, OmniMax International
  • Andy Green, VP Global Infrastructure, PRGX Global, Inc.
  • Winston Fitzhugh, SR IT Manager, RaceTrac
  • Wade Vann, SVP & CIO, Rogers Electric
  • Lee Crump PMP, CIO & GVP, Rollins, Inc.
  • Hunter Bishop, AVP of Applications, S.P. Richards Co.
  • Brian McGill, CIO, S.P. Richards Co.
  • Craig Miller, AVP IT Operations, S.P. Richards Co.
  • Harper Bronson, IT PMO executive, Signature Consultants
  • David Bannister, Director of Tehcnology & Infrastructure, SiteOne Landscape Supply
  • John Rockwell, Senior IT Project Manager, SiteOne Landscape Supply
  • Harry Banks, Director of Technology, Southern Company
  • Kimberly Key, Sr. Technology Planner, Southern Company
  • Daniel Mikkelsen, Director, Technology Solutions, Southern Company
  • Richard Fatzynytz, Director, State Farm
  • DeWayne Griffin, Executive Staff Director, State Farm
  • Paul Butticaz, Director, End User Services, SunTrust
  • Clint Heavrin, Division Manager Digital Operations, SunTrust
  • Lisa Steele, SVP/CAO EIS, SunTrust
  • Steve Aufderheide, SVP SunTrust Wholesale Technology, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
  • Ken Meyer, SVP, Chief Technology Officer, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
  • Scott Simpson, Sr. Delivery Manager, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
  • Dan Stephenson, SVP, Business Continuity; CTO, Corporate Functions, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
  • Randy Blackmon, Senior Vice-President, End-User Services, SunTrust Banks
  • Raj Gangavarapu, VP, Synchrony Financial
  • Bo Storey, CCNA- IT Director, TCCC
  • Micheal Marable, Sr SecurityProgram Manager, The Coca Cola Company
  • Matt Gallagher, IT Director, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Joe Gillard, Global IT Vendor Governance, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Chris Petitt, Global Head of Analytics, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Ryan Hutchinson, Manager, Business Applications, The Wrench Group
  • Robert Sheesley, Chief Information Officer, The Wrench Group
  • Mike Chaloux, Sr Director of Technical Delivery, Thyssenkrupp Elevator
  • Dwain Wilcox, EVP and CIO, Thyssenkrupp Elevator
  • Ashok Vantipalli, Chief Information Officer, TireHub
  • Barckley Toole, Director, End User Services, Travelport
  • Tino Mantella, President, Turknett Leadership Group
  • Matt Ringer, Global Director IT | CIO, Universal Alloy Corporation
  • Dan Webber, VP Technology, UST Global