About Us

CIO Services Group provides IT and Business professionals with extensive knowledge and expertise as IT management consultants.

Four Areas of Expertise

 

Whatever your need...

  • Leadership for IT and business
  • Assessment of needs, capabilities, gaps and opportunities
  • Strategy for meeting objectives
  • Optimization of solutions
  CIO Services Group can be your experienced and trusted partner in identifying and delivering needed IT improvements, overseeing critical projects, and helping your organization grow.

 

Rick PrideRick Pride

President and Principal Consultant

Rick is an accomplished information management executive with broad and deep experience providing global business and technology leadership. His industry background includes heathcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer products and government.

Most recently Rick was the president and founder of CIO Services Group and ImpactIT, a consulting organizations with key competencies in IT strategy and organization, business process improvement and sourcing. Prior to that, Rick was Chief Information Officer of Smith & Nephew, a global orthopedic medical device company.  

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Patrick RuckhPatrick Ruckh

Principal Consultant and Director Financial Practice

Pat has served several major financial institutions as CIO and CTO. His deep experience in information systems best practices, governance, and team building as well as business strategy and executive decision making have led him to a career advising established companies and entrepreneurial startups.

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Chago Santiago

Chago Santiago

VP, Systems Engineering, PMP

A highly accomplished, seasoned and results-driven leader with proven success and hands-on experience managing technology, architecture and governance processes, increased IT maturity, complex projects, operations, people, P&L, budgeting, and resources.  Able to ascertain organizational needs and goals and match to architectural styles and best fit, streamline operations, envision new concepts/future trends, and effectively communicate direction.  Successful visionary leader and team builder who fosters high performance, and continuous improvement.  Managed staffs of up to 300+ employees and budgets of $50+ million.  Brings a refreshing passion for achievement of excellence with proven results. 

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Ben Moore

Ben Moore

Vice President, Infrastructure & Architecture

Ben has over 25 years experience in positions of increasing responsibilities within the data centers of large, multinational corporations. In the last 20 years, he has worked exclusively with Fortune 50 enterprises. He has specific experience in systems management of global, complex and high availability environments. Ben has provided technical and management leadership to organizations undergoing rapid growth and change.

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Lee MillerLee Miller

Director, Disaster Recovery and Business Contingency Planning

Lee is an IT professional with a broad range of experience in Project Management, Network Management, Data Center Management, Vendor Management, Customer Support, military telecommunications networks support and technology consulting.

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Patrick Ruckh

Dick Vandenberg

CIO & Lead Consultant

Dick has managed large scale, multi-year projects, melding the efforts of vendors, independent consultants,and in-house teams of technical and functional resources. He has a proven track record of leadership and team-building. His background includes architecture, infrastructure, database management, data warehouses, and product innovation.

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Dennis Norton

Dennis Norton

Vice President, Business Process and Collaboration

Dennis is a senior technology professional with more than twenty five years of experience leading IT and other business services in manufacturing and service industries.  He is known for developing strong strategic and functional relationships across organizations and leading business process improvement projects. 

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Our Community Commitment

CIO Services Group is committed to community service and professional organization participation. Click on the "read more" link to find out about our outreach activities.

 

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