2016 Fall Conference
Senior Advisor to the Center of Digital Government
Teri Takai worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years in strategic planning and global application development before moving to the auto supply side for a few years.
A long-time interest in public service led her to the government sector, first as CIO of the State of Michigan, then as CIO of the State of California, and subsequently the CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense. She next served as CIO for Meridian Health Plan.
She is currently Senior Advisor to the Center of Digital Government, on the board of FirstNet, and a member of several industry advisory boards. Teri has won numerous awards including: Governing Magazine’s Public Official of the Year, CIO Magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame, Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers, the Women in Defense Excellence in Leadership Award, and the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.
Director of Engineering Systems at Boeing
In September 2012, Brad Elmenhurst was named Director of Engineering Systems reporting to Russ Benson, vice president of Product Systems. He is responsible for development, reliability and availability of Engineering systems enterprise-wide and works with enterprise functions to define strategic applications and deployment roadmaps to promote adoption of standard systems architecture, processes and tools. He also is the Boeing IT Executive for South Carolina.
Elmenhurst joined Boeing in 1985. He has a broad background in IT including System Development and Integration, Product Data Management, Material Management, Fabrication, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Business Operations and support to the 787 Global Collaboration Environment. He has been very active in developing strategies for employee engagement and for utilizing technical capabilities across IT.
Tuesday's Lunch Keynote
Office of Career Management at University of South Carolina
Georgia Holmes Doran is the Director of the Office of Career Management at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business in Columbia, South Carolina. Her background includes more than 20 years of recruitment, teaching, marketing and presentation experience.
Georgia earned a B.S in Education from the University of Georgia and a M.Ed. in Student Personnel Services/Higher Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. She continues to pursue additional educational experiences to more fully develop her passion for training students in the area of Professional Development. She is a certified expert in "Business Etiquette and International Protocol" from the Protocol School of Washington. To date, she has worked with over 10,000 professionals and students in this area.
Georgia currently works with university groups, non profit and corporate groups, and in the area of Executive Coaching working one-on-one with individuals. She is an expert the areas of Personal, Professional and Career Development. For example, her most sought after workshops cover the areas of dining etiquette, interviewing skills, networking protocol and “Personal Branding.” Georgia’s newest personal interest is in the area of “Life Planning” and she became certified a Life Planner herself in July 2007. She studied personally under the direction of Tom Paterson who developed the trademarked, and proven, “Life Plan” process. Georgia’s most recent accomplishment includes developing a Junior level career preparation course called “BADM 301 - Business Careers in a Global Economy.” In the of Fall 2011, this professional development skills course was deemed required for approximately 1500+ Junior level Moore School of Business students to graduate from the University of South Carolina.
“Birds of a Feather”
Small Agency & Medium Agency, Large Agency, Higher Education, and Security
Statewide IT Updates
Keith Osman, Department of Administration, Division of Technology Operations
Marcos Vieyra, Department of Administration, Division of Information Security
Theodora Wills, Department of Administration, Enterprise Privacy Office
Mike Spicer, State Fiscal Accountability Authority, Information Technology Management Office