Participating IT Leaders

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Join Honorary Co-Chairs Miriam McLemore, CIO, Enterprise and Consumer Technology of The Coca-Cola Company, and Anil Cheriyan, CIO of SunTrust Bank, for a day on the course, networking with your peers–and it’s complimentary! If you are unable to join us, feel free to send a direct report.

To confirm, contact Mark Farbman at, or 678-467-0453.

See below for a list of the 2015 Participating IT leaders:

Michael Cushman, Senior Network Engineer, Aaron’s
Tommy Meek, Director, IT Infrastructure, Aaron’s
Tim Davis, VP of IT, Agilysys
Daniel Mikkelsen, Managing Director, IT, AGL Resources
Joe Surber, SVP & CIO, AGL Resources
Jared Miller, CTO, AMB Sports Entertainment
Ashok Vantipalli, Vice President, American Cancer Society
Greg Blair, VP, Technology Strategy, Arby’s
John Lukas, CIO, Arby’s
John Dunbar, VP & CIO, Atlantic American Corporation
Jeff Esposito, VP, AT&T
Larry Frey, VP & CIO, Beazer Homes
Tom Stachowiak, CTO, Birch Communications
Mihajlo Veselinovic, Director, Cloud, Birch Communications
Bob Toupin, CIO, BlueLinx
Praveen Gautam, VP, IT Strategy & Enterprise Architecture, Brambles/CHEP
Andrew Dunn, CIO, Builder’s Insurance
Grant Shih, VP IDEAS, Carter’s
Todd Hollosi, CIO, Casteline Holdings, Inc.
Andrew Goddard, Global IT Director of PMO, CHEP
Chris Dennis, Global Director & GM, Coca-Cola Freestyle, The Coca-Cola Company
Jim Eckhart, Chief Information Security Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Aaron Gwinner, Global Director, The Coca-Cola Company
Miriam McLemore, CIO, Enterprise and Consumer Technology, The Coca-Cola Company
John Bell, AVP, IS Engineering, Cox Enterprises
Elizabeth Holmes, SVP, Global Transformation & Quality Assurance, Elavon
Monica Moore, SVP, Distributed Systems Development, Elavon
Brian Munhall, SVP, Technology Architecture & Strategy, Elavon
Tom Phillips, CIO, Elavon
Lisa Bronson, Director, FirstData
Sameer Siddiq, Director of Quality Assurance, Fiserv
Ehren Powell, CIO, IT, GE Power & Water
Trey Keisler, CIO Field Services, GE Power Generation Services
Tom Hall, Sr. Director, Business Solutions Delivery, Genuine Parts Company
Karen Kreider, CIO, U.S. Automotive Parts Group, Genuine Parts Company
Doug McClure, Sr. Director, Business Intelligence, Genuine Parts Company
John Martin, CIO, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Kenneth Perry, Director of IT, Georgia-Pacific
Daniel Whitefield, VP, Information Technology, Georgia-Pacific
Zdenek Kobelka, VP, Availability and Governance, Global Payments, Inc.
Rod Jackson, Sr. Director, Information Technology, Graphic Packaging
Kevin Philbrick, Director, IT Governance, Finance, PMO, Graphic Packaging
Vish Narendra, VP & CIP, Graphic Packaging
Brandon Kenney, CIO, Herschend Family Entertainment
Brad Seitel, IT Director, The Home Depot
Andrew Schrader, Director, Global Technology, IHG
Clint Smith, Sr. Director Info Technology, Intercall
Grant Talbot, VP of IT, Intercall
Ray Lassiter, VP of IT, Internap
Andrew Knaebel, VP, IT Operations, LeasePlan
Ron Aucoin, Sr. Director, Global Technology Services, Manhattan Associates
Christopher Lindner, Sr. Director, Manhattan Associates
Robert Keefe, SVP, CTO and CIO, Mueller Water Products, Inc.
Martin Kawecki, Sr. IT Director, NCR
Joe Koscik, Sr. Director, NCR
Chris Petitt, VP of IT, Newell Rubbermaid
Craig Clark, Manager, IT, Norfolk Southern
Randy Mutter, Manager, IT, Norfolk Southern
Joe De Sieno, Director, Global Middleware COE, Novelis
Karen Renner, CIO, Novelis
Brandon Van Orden, VP, IT Global Applications, Novelis
Walt Carter, CIO, Primary Capital Mortgage
Matt Speare, EVP, Governance & Integration, Regions Financial
Lee Crump, CIO & GVP, Rollins, Inc.
Fernando Medrano, Enterprise Information Security Manager, Southern Company
Bart Wood, VP, EPSS, Southern Company
Anil Cheriyan, CIO, SunTrust Bank
Scott Sanders, CTO, Enterprise Shared, SunTrust Bank
David Shonk, SVP, Enterprise Shared Service Delivery Manager, SunTrust Bank
Jikin Shah, Sr. VP, Retail Banking and Contact Center Technology, SunTrust Bank
Ameet Shetty, Chief Data Officer, SunTrust Bank
Krandall Jones, VP MSS – App Dev, Turner Broadcasting
Jason Engle, Director, Technical Services, Verint Systems
Nicholas Gardner, Sr. Director, Corporate Technology, The Weather Company
Chris Hill, SVP, Data Platform and Services, The Weather Company
Chris Huff, VP, Engineering, The Weather Channel
Shaun Smith, VP, Global Technology Operations, The Weather Company