Leadership

  1. Ed Winfield - Chief Information Officer

    Ed Winfield

    Chief Information Officer
    Ed is the Chief Information Officer of Maricopa County and leads the Office of Enterprise Technology. In that role, Ed has responsibility for all aspects of County information technology strategy, operations, service and security. Ed is an accomplished executive IT leader with a passion for maximizing customer satisfaction through innovative business solutions and an unwavering commitment to technology leadership. Prior to joining Maricopa County, Ed served as the CIO for Wayne County, Michigan. He has also held executive IT leadership roles in manufacturing, consumer goods, logistics, transportation and consulting. Ed has been recognized for his leadership and achievement via awards including State of Michigan CIO of the Year, Government Technology Top 25 CIO and Computerworld Top 100 CIO.

  2. Todd Bright

    Todd Bright

    Deputy Chief Information Officer
    Todd is the Deputy Chief Information Officer. He leads the Office of Enterprise Technology's (OET) Infrastructure and Communications Technology (ICT) division. He joined Maricopa County in October 2016 and has over 27 years of public sector professional experience with the State of Arizona, serving in many capacities including the DES Deputy Director of Operations, overseeing the Department's core technology, business operations, LEAN performance management, professional development, and human resource functions. Todd's other previous executive roles with the State of Arizona include Division Director over the Child Support Services Division, Business and Finance Division, and Technology Services. He has a double major Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems and Accounting from the University of Arizona. Todd also possesses three professional certifications including the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).

  3. Karen Connelley

    Deputy Chief Information Officer
    Karen is the Deputy Chief Information Officer. She leads the Office of Enterprise Technology’s (OET) Advanced Services division, which includes Applications Development, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis, and Innovation. She is an Executive IT Leader with over 20 years of IT experience both in the private and public sector. Prior to joining Maricopa County, Karen spent several years with the State of Arizona working in the Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology organization where she managed the Workplace, Collaboration, and Security services portfolio along with the enterprise IT contracts. In addition, Karen has held executive Vice President Positions for Actuate Corporation a Business Intelligence company as well as Vice President of Merchant Services Technology for American Express Financial Services. Karen has also been recognized in 2018 as one of the Top 50 Woman in Tech by Statescoop.

  4. Rich McHattie

    Richard McHattie

    Deputy CIO – Customer Engagement & Service Mgmt

    Richard provides leadership for several groups within OET including Customer Engagement, Project Management Office, Budget/Finance/Procurement, HR, and Service Management, including the Customer Support Center and Desktop Support. He joined Maricopa County in July of 2005 as Deputy Director for the Clerk of the Superior Court where he led efforts, both business and technology, to implement the Clerk’s Electronic Court Record. In 2013, Richard joined OET to lead efforts for improved customer engagement focused on the strategic development of technology services and solutions that enable departments to transform their service delivery and customer service.  Prior to joining the County, Richard held several senior business development roles for energy companies including AES, Salt River Project, Siemens Building Technologies, and Chevron Energy.  He also co-founded one of the first companies to develop and market implantable RFID microchips for companion animals in the United States and Canada.  


  5. David Moss

    Geographic Information Officer
    David is the Geographic Information Officer for Maricopa County. David joined Maricopa County in June 2014, relocating from Houston, Texas. David has over 12 years of GIS experience in various disciplines such as public works, land surveying, emergency management, and land records. As the former GIS Manager with Harris County, Texas, one of the largest appraisal districts in the country, he led his team to implement numerous innovative methods and procedures using GIS.

  6. Robert OConnor

    Robert O'Connor

    Chief Information Security Officer
    Robert has over 25 years aligning global information infrastructure to business requirements incorporating cyber and physical security. He founded three small businesses and worked for large companies including Adobe conducting security architecture, engineering, and gap analysis for governments and the financial services industry. Robert spent 10 years in the Federal government providing information security.