Don Brown, Chief Information Officer
Donald is responsible for providing the strategic approach for meeting the organization’s goals and ensuring that its vision and mission are effectively realized through technology. Responsibilities also include managing the creation and development of strategy and support systems/applications for National BDPA. As CIO, Donald is responsible for leveraging economies of scale, synergies, strategic IT initiatives and best practices sharing at both the National, and Local chapter level. Additionally, Donald provides technology consulting and leadership to officers and staff, throughout the organization.
Donald has over fifteen years of Information Technology experience. His undergraduate studies were completed at Rutgers College, Rutgers University where he studied Economics and Computer Science. He holds an advanced degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. Donald has provided highly effective solutions in the various roles that he has held as a project manager and System Manger in the financial services and telecommunication industries. He has been part of several Enterprise-wide projects which have resulted in over $18.5 million dollars in projected savings.
Donald is very focused on his faith, his family and the community as evidenced by his active involvement with several boards and active roles in the community. He has shown a career-long commitment to nurturing talent and potential in others. Donald has demonstrated his passion for BDPA as an organization from his roles as the current National CIO, Immediate Past President, Chapter President, Student Information Technology Education and Scholarship (SITES) Program Coordinator and HSCC Coordinator.