January 15, 2008 By News Report
Pennsylvania Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt announced the appointment today of Brenda Orth as the Office of Administration's deputy secretary for information technology.
"We are very excited to have Brenda take over this position. With more than 25 years of management experience in the field of information systems, she will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the commonwealth," Wyatt said. "She also has the drive and energy to tackle our important information technology initiatives. Under her leadership, we will continue to develop sound policies and deliver efficient and effective IT services across the commonwealth."
Orth will lead and coordinate information technology services for the commonwealth in accordance with Governor Rendell's management objectives. She will oversee enterprise-wide technology policies, standards, architecture and solutions to enhance system interoperability, data security and cost effectiveness.
Orth has been employed as an information technology professional with the commonwealth since 2003 and, most recently, served as chief technology officer. Prior to her state employment, Orth served 20 years with Exxon Mobil Corporation as an information technology professional, where she implemented major, multi-national business projects and managed large, strategic information technology systems.
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