TechBirmingham Board of Directors

TechBirmingham’s board of directors is a who’s who list of technology executives and decision makers in all areas of the technology ecosystem. You can also view our full time team here.


Deon Gordon, President
CEO, TechBirmingham

India Vincent, Chair
Partner, Burr & Forman

Waymond Jackson, Vice Chair
Vice President, Workforce Development, Birmingham Business Alliance

Anthony Oni, Vice President
Director of Digital Strategy & Engagement, Alabama Power Company

Devon Laney, Treasurer
CEO, Innovation Depot

Cecil Bostany, Assistant Treasurer
Partner, Warren Averett

Lisa Kianoff, Secretary

Bob Sarnecki, Assistant Secretary
CIO, Children’s of Alabama

Board of Directors

(*) denotes executive committee member

Allison Stephens
CGI Business Development Manager

Annie Allen (*)
iSeek Solutions Inc. Owner

Anthony Oni (*)
Alabama Power Company, Director of Digital Strategy & Engagement

Ashlee Ammons
Mixtroz, Co-Founder

Ben Branch (*)
ITAC Solutions, Partner & Director, IT Solutions

Bob Sarnecki (*)
Children’s of Alabama, CIO

Britt McCall
Regions, Senior Credit Officer

Cecil Bostany (*)
Warren Averett, Partner

Chase Morrow (*)
Fetch, CEO

Christopher Kramer
Brasfield & Gorrie, CIO

Curt Carver
University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIO

Dave Gray
Daxko, Board Director

David Gottlieb
Terane, CTO

David Powell
Corsica Technologies, Chief Revenue Officer

Deon Gordon (*)
TechBirmingham, CEO

Devon Laney (*)
Innovation Depot, CEO

Donnie Garvich
Two Ravens, Managing Partner

Doug Rigney (*)
Samford University, CIO, Technology Services

Felicia Fortune
Concert Care, Vice President, Marketing

Grant Woolwine
KEYSYS, Director of Client Engagement

Hannah Wallace
BBVA Compass, Culture Shift and Communications

India Vincent (*)
Burr & Forman, Partner

James Childs (*)
Maynard Cooper, Partner

Jay Brandrup (*)
Kinetic, Principal

Jeff Liles (*)
Harbert Management Corporation, CIO

Jeffrey Smith
Shipt, Senior Vice President

Joe Dunsmore
BCBS of Alabama, Deputy CIO

Josh Carpenter
City of Birmingham, Director, Dept. of Innovation & Economic Opportunity

Kim Lee
Forge, Founder

Lakey Boyd
City of Birmingham, Strategy & Innovation Senior Division Manager, DOT

Leigh Jordan (*)
IBM, Client Executive, Financial Services

Lisa Kianoff (*)

Matt Cowell
QuantHub, CEO

Matt Hottle
Redhawk, Founder & CEO

Matthew Kohler
Protective, SVP & CTO

Michael Hanson

Mike Gibson
Creature, Chief Design Officer

Mike Girouard
TekLinks, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Sales

Robert Fuqua

Shegun Otulana
TheraNest, CEO

Sri Karra (*)
Jefferson County, CIO & Director, IMS

Steve Sebastian (*)
Viva Health, IT Director

Tony Summerville
Fleetio, CEO

Troy McCawley
Business Electronics, Vice President, Sales

Veronica Tucker
Southern Research, Director, Information Technology

Waymond Jackson (*)
Birmingham Business Alliance, Vice President, Workforce Development