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2014 CIO of the Year Finalists Announced

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The Pittsburgh Technology Council, along with the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group, will honor the top technology executives who work in industry, non-profit, academia and government at the 2014 Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Awards on March 6.

Here are this year’s finalists:

Growth Under 100 Employees

  • Eric Harvey, Your Talent Agents
  • Emmai Alaquiva, Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.
  • Bruce Freshwater, Sierra w/o Wires
  • Rebecca Kaul, UPMC Technology Development Center

Main Street 100-300 Employees

  • Kelley Larmann Christy, Diamond Wire & Spring
  • Erik Watts, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Bob Gdovic, NexTier Bank
  • John Hensberger Jr., NCS Services/NCS Solutions

Enterprise 300-3,000 Employees

  • Loreace Bodnar, Invision Customized Services
  • David Guilinger, Gateway Health
  • Glenn Roos, Dollar Bank
  • Stephen McDonell, ACHIEVA
  • Robert Rosati, Werner Co.

Global Less than 10,000 Employees

  • Patrick Worms, Carmeuse Lime & Stone
  • Dave McLain, Del Monte
  • Markus Weber, Mine Safety Appliances
  • Ruth Wepfer, Matthews International

Global Greater than 10,000 Employees

  • Nancy Landman, UPMC
  • Steve Hanna, Kennametal
  • Philip Morrissette, Alcoa
  • Werner Baer, PPG


  • Robert Stein, Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • May Beth Wiseman, Elizabeth Forward School District
  • Mark T Campbell, Pittsburgh Public Schools

Attend the Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Awards on March 6 at Heinz Field as we announce the winners and honor all of the finalists. It’s the biggest night in Pittsburgh’s IT sector. Register here.


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