Innovation & Technology

Reenie Askew,
Assistant City Manager and Chief Information Officer

Reenie Askew

As an assistant city manager and the city’s chief information officer leading the Innovation & Technology Department, Reenie Askew oversees technology innovation, strategic planning and critical operations. She is focused on shaping the city's technology vision, strategy and performance, and building on Charlotte’s reputation as a top-ranked digital city that leverages technology to enhance the resident experience, boost efficiencies, and increase government transparency and innovation.

The Innovation & Technology Department impacts every aspect of city government, and serves residents by prioritizing digital access, technology employment, and bridging the digital divide. Askew is raising the level and quality of city services by standardizing processes, transparency and staff development, always recognizing the importance of building people to achieve sustainable results.

Her senior leadership career spans public and commercial industries. She leads complex organizational and technology initiatives by unifying diverse teams and technologies. Askew is passionate about mentorship, helping professionals build self-confidence and encouraging the pursuit of life-changing education and career opportunities.

​Department Leadership

Reenie Askew
Chief Information Officer​

Brad Dunkle
Deputy CIO - Strategy and Governance

Markell Storay
Deputy CIO - Technology Operations

Randy Moulton
Chief Security Officer

Andrew Bowen
Technology Services Officer - Innovation & Data

Crystal Combs
Technology Services Officer - Public Safety Technology

Doug Groce
Technology Services Officer - Charlotte Water Technology

Bridget Hayes
Technology Services Officer - Applications

Brandon Johnson
Technology Services Officer - Enterprise Operations

Al Newman
Enterprise Architect

Sandra Oliver
Technology Services Officer - Business Engagement Services

Sonya Williams
Technology Services Officer - Aviation Technology