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Technology First Board of Directors

Technology First is led by a team of thought leaders, executives, and dedicated members from our region. Each is a champion of IT in their own right. They demonstrate all the qualities that make our community an exceptional place to connect and grow, both personally and professionally.

Board of Directors

Bryan Hogan

CEO and Owner, Afidence

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Cassie Barlow

President, Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education

Don Hopkins

Interim Dean, Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University

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Don Kennedy

Director Enterprise Sales-Managed Solutions, Comcast Business

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Greg Muir

Director of Information Technology, Premier Health

J.D. Whitlock

Chief Information Officer, Dayton Children’s Hospital

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Jim Bradley

Retired, Part-Time CIO

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Jon Rike

Chief Information Officer, City of Dayton

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Karen Kauffman

Director of Information Technology, Precision Strip Inc.

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Kevin Johnson

Chief Information Officer, Wright-Patt Credit Union

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Lisa Heckler

VP & Chief Information Security Officer, CareSource

Matt Coatney

Chief Information Officer, Thompson Hine LLP

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Nick Enger

Chief Technology Officer, Advanced Technology Consulting

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Nisha Bhatt

Nisha Bhatt

Director of Engineering, Technology Search and Science, Kroger Technology and Digital

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Parag Pujari

Parag Pujari

Chief Information Officer, Jurgensen Companies

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Paul Moorman

Retired IT Strategist, ND Paper

Paul Stoddard

Paul Stoddard

Executive Partner, Gartner

Robin Poffenberger

Robin Poffenberger

Support Services Manager, Washington-Centerville Public Library

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Scott McCollum

Scott McCollum

Chief Information Officer, Sinclair Community College

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Tom Skill

Tom Skill

Associate Provost for Stategic Initiatives and Planning, University of Dayton

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Treg Gilstorf

Board Chair, Chief Operating Officer, Smart Data and CNBS Software

Vipal Patel

Vipal Patel

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

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Jon Scruggs

Jon Scruggs

Hobart Services

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Staff

Melissa Cutcher

Melissa Cutcher

Executive Director, Technology First

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Marla Halley

Marketing and Events Manager, Technology First

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Mardi Humphreys

Mardi Humphreys

Communications and Membership Manager, Technology First


Meet Our Partners

Our Annual Partners share a common goal: to connect, strengthen, and champion the technology community in our region. A Technology First Partner is an elite member leading the support, development, and expansion of Technology First services. In return, Partners improve community visibility and increase their revenue. Make a difference in our region and your business. 

Become A Partner

Champion Partner


Cornerstone Partners



1435 Cincinnati St, Ste 300, Dayton Ohio 45417

Info@TechnologyFirst.org
937-229-0054

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