Shawnzia A. Thomas

Chief Information Officer for the state of Georgia and Executive Director of GTA

Ms. Thomas has worked for the state of Georgia for more than 13 years with an emphasis on integrating technology in all sectors of state government to improve constituent services and better serve Georgians.

Jessica Simmons

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Broadband and Special Projects

Ms. Simmons oversees broadband development and other projects as Georgia continues to invest in new infrastructure to bring opportunity to all constituents, no matter their zip code.

Steve Nichols

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer for the state of Georgia, Steve Nichols advises leadership of the Georgia Technology Authority and other state agencies on critical technology issues.

David Allen

Chief Information Security Officer

David Allen leads GTA’s Office of Information Security, which unifies information security responsibilities for the state’s IT enterprise, the Georgia Enterprise Technology Services (GETS) program, and GTA.

Keith Perry

Chief Development Officer

Mr. Perry leads GTA's Office of Application Development and is responsible for delivering innovative solutions that serve citizens and governmental organizations across the state.

Dmitry Kagansky

Chief Cloud Officer

Mr. Kagansky joins GTA from Amazon Web Services where he worked for over four years helping state agencies across the country in their cloud implementations and migrations.

Christina Mikell

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Mikell brings 13 years of experience in government accounting and leadership within state government.

Stephanie Aponte

Director of Call Center and Constituent Services

Stephanie Aponte has over 25 years of sales and customer service experience, having worked for MCI, UPS, and APAC.

Paula Calhoun

Director of Communications

Paula Calhoun is responsible for developing strategies and materials to promote GTA's goals and initiatives.

Cam-Anh (Anh) Le

General Counsel

Ms. Le oversees the sourcing, procurement, and contracting teams in addition to serving as General Counsel.