Sponsors

Annual Event Sponsors - 40,000-80,000

Robert Kress

Managing Director, Accenture Security & Global Security Quality & Risk Officer
Robert Kress is the Global Security Quality & Risk Officer at Accenture, responsible for identifying, assessing and managing risk in...

Jay Dirkmaat

Vice President of Business Services
Jay Dirkmaat is the vice president of business services for Comcast Corporation’s greater Chicago region. He will be responsible for...

Annual Event Sponsors - 20,000-39,999

Melinda Lee Ferguson

SVP & General Manager The Greater North Area
Melinda Lee Ferguson is responsible for leading CA’s North Area sales team and building strong customer relationships by helping top...

Maureen Richards

Business Operations Strategy & Planning

Dale Kutnick

Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Dale Kutnick is senior vice president of Gartner Executive Programs where he is focused on expanding the IT executive segment of the...

Greg Degleffetti

Regional Director, Named Accounts

Niall Hardiman

ServiceNow – The Enterprise Cloud Company

Annual Event Sponsors - 15,000-19,999

Bob Thompson

Regional Sales Director - Central

Mary Davenport

President and CEO
Mary Davenport manages sales and client accounts as well as overseeing all hiring decisions and day-to-day operations.

Annual Event Sponsors - 6,000-14,999

Eric Treida

Regional Director-Illinois
Eric Treida is a senior executive with over twenty years of experience in the IT Staffing and Consulting industry.

KJ Pogorzelski

Sales Director
Self-motivated professional with experience in organizational leadership including strategic planning, cross-functional team leadership,...

Steve Kreynin

President
Steve Kreynin is an entrepreneur and an educator whose passion lies in discovering talent and plugging it into the right global ...

Bob Moore

President
Bob founded InfoTech Resources in 1994 to provide technical staffing services to clients and IT professionals in the greater Chicago ...
Justin Hoss is Principal in KPMG’s Advisory Management Consulting practice based in Chicago.

Keith Giffney

Managing Director
Sales and operations leader with over 20 years of experience within the IT services industry.

Colin Malone

Director of Business Services

Annual CIO Sponsors - 26,000-35,000

Andy Jurczyk is the Chief Information Officer of Seyfarth & Shaw.
Global technology executive that delivered more than $3 billion in business value for leading companies in the high tech, consumer goods...

Annual CIO Sponsors - 11,000-25,999

Michael Carlin

Vice President Information Technology - CIO

Ted Gaty

Senior Vice President, Product Development
Ted Gaty serves as the Senior Vice President of Product Development at Paylocity.
Bruce Schinelli joined TTX as the Vice President Information Technology and Chief Information Officer on September 26, 2006. The...

Annual CIO Sponsors - 3,000-5,999

S. Yvonne Scott is the Chief Information Officer of Crowe Horwath, LLP.

Jack Patterson

Vice President - IT Infrastructure and Operations
Jack Patterson is a business focused IT leader with a successful track record of leading teams that deliver results.
Ed Earl is Chief Information Officer at Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ/NMS: LFUS), a global company offering the broadest line of circuit...

In-Kind Donations

Dan Verdeyen

Sr. Director, IT Applications
Dan Verdeyen is Chief Architect at CDW.

Sue Matson

Executive Coach
Sue Matson has over three decades of business experience in executive coaching, consulting and senior-level management.

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$9,846
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$57,240