Michelle Burk has joined DODD as Deputy Director, Information Technology Services (ITS), effective April 6. She served most recently in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office as Chief Information Officer, where she was responsible for oversight of more than 100 projects annually, including execution of a multi-location data center plan, and oversight of the design and implementation of new information systems application. Burk also has served as IT Bureau Chief for Services to Families at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and as Director of Information Systems at the Ohio Arts Council.
Announcing her addition to the DODD leadership team, Director John Martin noted, “With her experience in change management, team building, leadership development, and process improvement, Michelle will help us to keep our critical IT work moving forward.”
During her first week on that job with the Department, Burk noted,
“DODD staff have been so welcoming! I am scheduled for several meetings that should quickly bring me up to speed on the work at-hand. There are many great projects already underway, and I see myself as a catalyst in keeping the positive momentum going. DODD’s IT group is a diverse and talented team and I look forward to working with everyone.”
Burk also serves on the state’s Technology Board, established to enhance enterprise IT alignment and coordination across state agencies. In her new role with DODD, she will serve as the Technology Board’s Health and Human Services lead person.