January 21, 2022 – Skilled IT leaders are among the toughest to find. CIO Partners was recently selected by PropertySync to lead their search for the role of chief technology officer. As PropertySync’s exclusive search partner for this role, the search firm will conduct the initial review of all candidates. Located remotely in the Pacific Northwest, PropertySync’s mission is to transform the way title companies interact with their land record data and search process. The PropertySync platform was established from over 15 years of experience witnessing the repeated disappointments produced by alternative title plant software. As a result, the company was founded with the goal of creating the best real estate record management and retrieval system in existence.
CIO Partners is focused on technology leadership searches across all industries and corporate sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 100 organizations. The firm specializes in and understand the uniqueness of the top technology roles. With over 25 years of experience in the technology sector, founder Mike Burgett brings a wealth of hands-on experience to his global clients and to his local community. Clients and colleagues cite his ability to build solid, sound relationships and his process-oriented approach as key to his success. Prior to founding CIO Partners, Mr. Burgett was CIO for RTM Incorporated, a $1 billion private Fortune 500 organization.
CIO Partners was recently selected by PRGX Global Inc. in Atlanta as its exclusive partner to lead the search for a chief information officer. PRGX Global is looking for a disruptive thinker, willing to challenge the status quo and siloed thinking, drive change and offer a different viewpoint. The company is seeking candidates with 15-plus years software development experience, with more than five years in a leadership position.
PRGX is a global provider with a 50-year history of delivering source to pay (S2P) services to many of the world’s largest and complex companies. Having identified more than 300 common points of leakage, the business helps companies get more value out of their S2P data.
CIOs and CTOs in High Demand
Demand for top technology executives continues to gain momentum and executive search firms have been there to meet this demand. Here is an overview of some top firms working with organizations to fill their needs for technology executives from the Hunt Scanlon archives.
San Diego, CA-headquartered executive search firm Bespoke Partners has assisted in the recruitment of Alan Matuszak as the new chief technology officer of Greenphire, a global provider of financial lifecycle management for clinical trials. Vice presidents Katelyn Quaresma and Ned Lanphier led the assignment. “We’re delighted to have Alan join our team,” said Jim Murphy, CEO of Greenphire. “Over the years, Greenphire has established itself as an innovator, market leader and trusted partner. The organization’s success is the result of our team’s deep commitment to continuous improvement and evolution.”
Irvine, CA-based search firm McDermott + Bull recently placed Bill Wied as chief technology officer at loanDepot. The assignment was completed by McDermott + Bull co-founder and managing partner Chris Bull, managing director Allen Brady, director Anne Terry and senior executive recruiter Jessica Combs. Mr. Wied is a hands-on software executive with over 30 years of experience in the payment and commerce industry. Throughout his career, he has held roles with Motorola, Bank of America and Worldplay (now FIS). Most recently, he served as senior vice president and chief technology officer of real time payments at FIS.
Chapel Hill Solutions recently assisted in the recruitment of Mark Lauteren as the new chief information officer of Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, AL. Previously, Mr. Lauteren served as CIO for El Centro Regional Medical Center, where he led all aspects of information services and telecom to help the organization achieve their mission. Before that, he was CIO for Astria Health, where he was responsible for the leadership and management of the information services, clinical engineering, IT security/cybersecurity, project management office and telecommunications.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media