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CIO of the Year Awards


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Large Enterprise Finalists

John
Enriquez

CIO

Lynn
Lovelady

VP & CIO

Kevin
McMahon

Senior EVP & CIO

Kevin
Ray

Director IT

Ben
Rosebrock

Vice Chancellor of IT & CIO

Enterprise Finalists

Terri
Bentley

Senior EVP & CIO

Raymond
Harris

SVP & CIO

Billy
Helmandollar

CIO

Kenneth
McClain

Executive Director IT

Corporate Finalists

Ben
Barnes

CISO & VP IT Services

Kevin
Hicks

VP IT

Tommy
McNeal

CIO

Rolf
Van Rijn

SVP IT

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Damian
Clarke

CIO

Emily
Elam

Technology Supervisor

Rand
Harris

Associate Athletics Director, IT

Scott
Ross

Director IT

Bill
Steiner

ITS Director

2021 Keynote

Fran Dramis, Author, Speaker & Innovator, F. Dramis LLC

F.A. (“Fran”) Dramis is recognized as one of the country's top IT leaders, and has been recognized by a variety of publications as one of the nations top CIOs. He brings extensive knowledge and experience with implementing effective leadership systems in IT organizations and managing technological transformation. Currently, Fran serves as the CEO of F. Dramis LLC, a technology consulting and investment firms. He is a renowned speaker and consultant and has published three books on leadership principles and retention. Formerly, Fran served as the Chief Information, Ecommerce and Security Officer for BellSouth corp. During his tenure, BellSouth's IT and Security groups were nationally recognized as top organizations in their fields.

Leadership Award Recipient

Curt Carver, VP of IT & CIO, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Dr. Curtis Carver was named Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in June 2015, following a national search. In this role as servant leader and enabler of others, he leads a team of dedicated professionals who support UAB’s mission by providing world-class IT solutions with a focus on innovation, agility, and cost efficiency.

Join us as we honor technology leaders in Alabama.