Innovation & Technology

Chief Information Officer Reenie Askew

Reenie Askew took on the role of the City’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) in March 2019. Askew came to Charlotte from Houston, where she served as Deputy CIO.

In Houston, Askew led the City’s Enterprise Application Services and Enterprise Data and Analytics practices.  She was also responsible for cloud management strategies, while providing solutions to support and transform the business and increase citizen engagement.  

Askew is focused on positioning the City of Charlotte to become a city of the future by harnessing changing technology to develop strong communities across Charlotte. She's also responsible for managing the city's Innovation and Technology strategies, delivering technology services to city departments and partnership agencies, and coordinating information technology initiatives to support, enhance and advance service delivery. 

Askew is a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), SIM Women's Network, Houston Evanta CIO Governing Body, and she has been recognized as a Top Women in Technology honoree.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh.

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​Department Leaders

Reenie Askew
Chief Information Officer​

Brad Dunkle

Deputy CIO​

Bert Davis
Technology services officer​

Austin Faulk
Chief administrative officer

Randy Moulton
Chief security officer​

Al Newman
Enterprise architect​

David North
Enterprise applications officer​




2017 Strategic Operating Plan >>​