Annual IT Executive Panel

AITP of the Ozarks hosts our annual IT Executive Panel every January. Watch our events page for our next panel event.

IT Executive Panel History

7th Annual Panel (2017)

  • Stephanie O'Connor (LI) – Director of IT Infrastructure and Support – City Utilities of Springfield
  • Jeff Morrissey – CIO – Missouri State University
  • Patrick Blache (LI) – Senior Director of IT – John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts
  • Karla Williams (LI) – VP of Application Development – O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Jason Pfitzner (LI) – Director of IT – Pyramid Foods

 

6th Annual Panel (2016)

  • Greg Shoemaker (LI) – CIO – BKD
  • Brent Bossi (LI) – CIO – Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Bruce Douglas (LI) – Technology Director – Springfield Public Schools
  • Gary Blackard (LI) – CIO – Evangel University
  • Lin Thomason (LI) - CIO - Great Southern Bank

 

5th Annual Panel (2015)

  • John Darrow (LI), CIO @ Ozark Bank
  • Chad Albert (LI), Vice President of Technical Operations @ HealthcareFirst
  • Jeff Coiner (LI), Director of Information Systems @ City of Springfield
  • Terry Ledbetter (LI), Vice President of Information Technology @ Bass Pro Shops
  • Michael Dwyer (LI), Director of Engineering @ Accenture

 

4th Annual Panel (2014)

  • Jeff Morrissey (LI), CIO @ MSU
  • Jason Factor (LI), CTO @ Interactive Hotel Solutions
  • Nick Lofaro (LI), CIO @ Liberty Bank
  • Louis Greisemer, President & CEO @ Springfield Underground
  • Jeff Bertholdi, Manager of IT Infrastructure @ City Utilities of Springfield

 

3rd Annual Panel (2013)

  • Rick Green (LI) – Springfield Public Schools
  • Jeff Coiner (LI) – City of Springfield
  • Joel Lareau (LI) – Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Gary Farrar (LI) – BKD, LLP
  • James Brake (LI) – AECI
  • Kirk Hay (LI) – Jack Henry

 

2nd Annual Panel (2012)

  • Mark Forbis (LI), Vice President and CTO, Jack Henry & Associates
  • Leslie Weber (LI), CIO, Bass Pro Shops
  • Rick Green (LI), Director of Information Technology, Springfield Public Schools
  • Bruce Robison (LI), CIO, Cox Health

 

1st Annual Panel (2011)

  • Mark Forbis (LI), CTO, Jack Henry & Associates – Finance
  • Jeff Morrissey (LI), CIO, Missouri State University – Education
  • John Dougherty (LI), Director of IT, Integrity Home Care – Healthcare
  • Neal Ruggeberg (LI), Director of IT, Redneck Trailers – Manufacturing
  • Kathy Fritts (LI), Director of IT, City Utilities – Utilities