Ervan D. Rodgers II
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine appointed Ervan Rodgers State of Ohio Chief Information Officer in January 2019. Rodgers is responsible for the strategic direction and efficient use of information technology across State government, which entails 50,000 employees at State agencies, boards and commissions with an annual IT budget of $1 billion.
Rodgers serves a dual role as Assistant Director of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, which houses the State’s Office of Information Technology and works behind the scenes to deliver innovative services and solutions that support the operations of State government.
Rodgers is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of experience and expertise in IT disciplines, as well as business process, project and operations management.
Rodgers serves on the board of directors for Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program, an organization that encourages the creation of digital geographic data of value, the State of Ohio CyberOhio Advisory Board and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers Executive Committee. Rodgers earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in management and organizational development from Spring Arbor University in Michigan and a master’s degree in computer science from Muskingum University.