Chief Information Officer at George Washington University
As Chief Information Officer (CIO), Loretta provides executive leadership to critical areas of the University, prioritizes IT investments in collaboration with key constituencies, and leads the GW IT organization in the execution of strategic initiatives that are aligned with and advance the University’s strategic plan and goals. Loretta oversees the portfolio of technology projects, all IT policies, contracts, vendor relationships, and the annual operating and capital budgets. She strengthens the University by managing the five-year financial plan, achieving operational stability and service excellence, creating a data-driven culture, and managing and reducing risks to the organization and the university. Her strong leadership, communication skills, and technical expertise enable her to promote purposeful campus partnerships that can build a foundation of trust and transform the university’s IT culture through innovation and collaboration. Loretta joins GW after serving as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at The University of Oklahoma (OU) since 2011. She joined OU in 2000 as an Associate Vice President for Information Technology, and served as a member of the President's Cabinet, as well as campus policy and advisory groups, and industry, government, state, regional, and national consortiums.