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Kate Lewis has spent the past 13 years in Raleigh working in the IT staffing industry. Kate is an active networker, who builds strategic partnerships to help growing companies solve their business challenges with the right resources.




Jerome Savage has held a variety of IT roles at several local Technology companies like Interpath, Ericsson, Nortel, Cisco, & Fujitsu over the past 20 years after graduating from N.C. State University’s Engineering & Computer Science colleges.



Suzanne Fulghum has been a leader in technology and product management for more than 20 years in fields such as consulting, healthcare and SaaS.  Leveraging experience with Accenture, BCBSNC, SAS, Align Technology and Marsh McClennan Agency, she is passionate about delivering value through innovative products that make a difference in people's lives, and are easy to use.  Suzanne enjoys leading teams and encouraging them to live their best lives at work and home.



Doug Long is an experienced technology marketing leader having held roles with companies from venture backed to Fortune 100 in a broad range of industries including life sciences, payer and payments. 



Richard Otteson is a senior IT leader currently working for United Bank.  Most recently, he supported convergence of the Cyber Security organizations when SunTrust and BB&T became Truist. Prior roles included SVP and VP roles with AIG/United Guaranty, First Citizens and Branch Banking and Trust.



Brook Smith is a consultant with over 20 years of experience leading global IT teams. Currently leading efforts at a multi-national insurance company to mature their business and IT resiliency program, Brook has previously led business strategy and innovation teams as a Managing Director at State Street Corporation, and global IT and M&A teams as a Director at Citigroup. Brook started his career in a privately held fund administration firm, helping it grow from 150 to 400+ people in three countries, and was Director of IT when it was acquired. He’s also worked at several small to medium-sized firms, primarily in IT, along the way.



Scott Gerard is a long-time ex-IBMer who is now a solo-entrepreneur specializing in data science.  He has lead client engagments locally, nationally and internationally. 



Becky Scott has worked in technology in one form or another over the past 25 years. From IT at a Southern California university, to several others: a major mobile carrier, a cable entertainment provider, a big data company, the company that built the backbone of the internet, and now a cloud directory service. They’ve all built a greater community and connections that she enjoys being a part of.



Frank Carpenter has been a member of RTP-AITP since 2000 and has held several positions on the RTP-AITP Board of Directors. He has been a Systems Analyst at UNC Rex Healthcare for five years. He has been in the IT  Healthcare industry for 28 years.



Brad Moses has been a member of AITP for 30+ years, serving in leadership positions at the National, Regional and local Chapter levels. In addition to being our Chapter’s Region Director he’s currently the 2017 President for Region 18. He’s a co-founder and CEO at Global Professional Solutions, Inc. (GPS). Over 30 years experience in Information Technology and Engineering.

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We welcome all IT professionals, from those just starting their career to those who’ve retired yet want to stay engaged, from front-line staff to executives, from long-term practitioners to those in transition, we believe our diversity is a differentiator.    

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