Friday, April 17, 2015

BW Tech Chief Wins Crain's Nonprofit CIO of the Year

Greg Flanik '97,MBA '10 and his wife,
Michelle Flanik 97’,  MBA 04’ at the CIO awards
BW's chief information officer (CIO) and BW graduate, Greg Flanik ‘97, MBA '10 has been named Crain's Cleveland 2015 Nonprofit CIO of the Year.  Crain's said the awards recognize "world class IT organizations led by accomplished executives with strong, dedicated, talented teams."

Flanik tweeted “thank you” to the BW community following the announcement, calling the award “a reflection of all our hard work together!”

Flanik's nomination applauded the impressive track record of technology efficiency initiatives during his 16 years of leadership at BW, including the virtualization and consolidation of BW's network storage infrastructure, the implementation of a cost-saving print management system, development of a co-partnered 24/7 HelpDesk, and the current rollout of a new voice over IP telephone system.

Flanik and his fellow winners were recognized at an April 14 awards reception, and profiled in the April 6 issue of Crain’s Cleveland Business.