Standish Stewart Named CIO of the Year
Greater Cleveland Partnership recognizes Tri-C VP and ITS team for excellence, innovation in tech
Standish Stewart, vice president and chief information officer at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®), tops the list of Northeast Ohio’s IT executives. The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) named Stewart 2022 CIO of the Year at an awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 20.
Stewart’s Information Technology Services team was a finalist for GCP’s Tech Team of the Year. The award recognizes teams that demonstrate innovation, problem-solving skills, commitment and outstanding collaboration.
“It’s both rewarding and humbling to receive this recognition from the Greater Cleveland Partnership for the dedicated work done to improve student, faculty and staff experiences throughout Tri-C,” Stewart said. “I’m proud of our efforts to embrace digital transformation to support the College.”
Stewart has served as Tri-C’s CIO since 2018, overseeing project management, network services, enterprise resource planning, enterprise application services, software development, information security and end-user support. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, a master’s in computer science from the University of Michigan and an MBA with a concentration in health care management from Cleveland State University.
GCP’s Best of Tech Awards honor companies and individuals developing the region’s tech sector.
Stewart has written thought-leadership articles for several IT publications. Her latest column for CIO Applications encourages IT professionals to move out of their comfort zones by learning new skills, managing different systems and embracing possibilities in a post-pandemic environment.
October 21, 2022
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