The Team.

Board Members

Richard Otteson

Richard Otteson is a senior level manager, most recently leading AIG/United Guaranty’s Infrastructure and Operations division.  Prior to United Guaranty, he led Information Technology needs spanning multiple departments for First Citizens Bank and Branch Banking and Trust.  He’s focused on ensuring technology and process meets business needs of its employees and customers, today and tomorrow.

Richard is new to both AITP and to the Board of Directors.

Frank Carpenter, UNC Rex Healthcare

Frank 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.

Michael Wayne

2nd generation entrepreneur, Co-Founder & VP of Business Development at Qualia Networks, Founder of LinkedIn VC & Entrepreneur matchmaking project Coffee Shop Connectivity

Robert Rice

25+ year serial entrepreneur and veteran industry pioneer in augmented and virtual reality. Author, speaker, tech evangelist, and startup adviser.



Michael Lewallen, NC State University Graduate Student

Michael is a graduate student at NC State University in the Masters of Science in Computer Networks program.  His area of study focuses on Information Security and Internet of Things devices.  He is also currently working as a smart phone activations and support specialist for a major retailer.  Michael assists the RTP AITP chapter with taking board meeting minutes and supporting chapter events.

Richard Little

Richard Little is a senior level IT manager, most recently serving as the IT Operations Manager at the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) campus in the Research Triangle Park.  Prior to working with NIEHS, Richard was the Deputy Chief Information Officer for the North Carolina Judicial Department.  Last year, Richard served as the AITP RTP Vice President for Programs and currently serves on the International Institute of Business Analysis RTP Board as their Vice President for Education.


Kate Lewis, HireNetworks

Kate is the Director of Consulting Services with HireNetworks.  She has spent the past 11 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.  She is new to AITP and the Board of Directors this year.

David Fish

After three decades in the IT industry in both California and North Carolina,  David retired from Fidelity Investments.  He is a graduate of UNC – Chapel Hill and a Past President of the RTP AITP chapter.

David’s LinkedIN Profile        

Cameron Neal

Cameron graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University in 2008.  After graduation, he spent some time backpacking through the Middle East before enlisting in the Army. Cameron served in the Special Operations Community as a Psychological Operations Sergeant for four years, including two combat deployments. After leaving active duty, he received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and LL.M. in Law and Entrepreneurship from Duke University School of Law. He currently works for Oracle in the North American Commercial Legal Team.

Association Director, and President of Region 18

Brad Moses, Global Professional Solutions, Inc

Brad 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. Began his career as a Systems Engineer and spent the majority as a Software Development and Applications Systems Manager working with large national corporations in the information technology and financial services industries. After a successful corporate career, Founded Information Systems Professionals, Inc. in 1991, a technology staffing and consulting services company and in 2002, co-founded Global Professional Solutions, Inc. (GPS), providing highly-skilled professionals and service solutions that help clients achieve success and profitability. He believes that giving back and paying-it-forward are the foundations of doing business.

Brad’s LinkedIn Profile


Jerome Savage, Fujitsu

Jerome is a Team-Lead for a Solution Architect group at Fujitsu.

He has served in IT positions within several RTP companies over the past 20 years after graduating locally from N.C. State’s Engineering & Computer Science college.

While new to the organization in 2017, he is excited and looking forward to serving on the Board of Directors this year.


Management Advisory Council

The Management Advisor Council consists of some of the best known IT leaders in the community.  They exist in a support and advisory role guiding the Board of Directors on the topics relevant to our local IT community and assist with obtaining the most knowledgeable presenters for the program portion of our  monthly board meetings.

First Name
Last Name Company Name
Bruce Anderson Managing Principal, Andiaz Group, LLC
Nasrin Azari Founder and CEO
Snehit Cherian Sr. Director, Product Development, LexisNexis
Lee Clark-Sellers Chief Innovation Officer, PlyGem
Charles Dail First Citizens
Tracy Doaks Deputy CIO, State of NC
Mark Dronzek Fmr CIO
Jim Duffy Founder and President, TakeNote Technologies
Jerry Fralick Chief Cyber Security Officer, Think Business Group, Lenovo
Raju Gadiraju US IT Director
Umesh Manathkar CIO, Cree
Brad Moses Past President RTP AITP
Pradeep Palreddy CEO, Keshav Consulting
Mark Paxton Former CIO, NC Department of Motor Vehicles
Theresa Payton Former White House CIO
Teresa Spangler Plaza Bridge Group
Kevin Smith CIO, PlyGem
Past Presidents
2017 Frank Carpenter UNC Rex Healthcare
2016 Robert Woodward Ultra Electronics – 3 Phoenix
2015 Brad Moses Global Professional Solutions, Inc
2014 Stephen Beausang Dell Software Group
2013 Bill Miller BCBSNC
2012 Pradeep Palreddy Keshav Consulting Solutions
2011 Allison Kary The Select Group
2010 AJ Hall PPD
2009 Frank Carpenter EDS
2008 Frank Carpenter EDS
2007 Annette Foster L. A. Foster & Associates, LLC
2006 Annette Foster L. A. Foster & Associates, LLC
2005 David Fish APC
2004 Randy Cone WakeMed
2003 Randy Cone WakeMed
2002 Steve Snyderman Goodwill Industries
2001 Steve Pope Alcatel
2000 Steve Pope Alcatel
1999 John Fulton ABB Power T&D
1998 Roger D. Hayes Triangle Consulting Associates
1997 Philip J. Scott NC Farm Bureau Insurance
1996 David M. Brantley EDS
1995 Sue Grogan Square D Company
1994 Bob Williams Carolina Power & Light Company
1993 Brad Moses Information Systems Professionals
1992 James Wilhelm Coastal Health Group, Inc.
1991 Jim Welch Cooper Tools
1990 Renee Williams Electronic Data Systems, Inc.
1989 Lilah Ponce Burroughs/Wellcome
1988 Chuck Goins Computer Intelligence
1987 Judi Hinton Carolina Power & Light Company
1986 Diane Sarrocco SC Data, Inc.
1985 Bob Williams Carolina Power & Light Company
1984 Michael Daniels
1983 Charles Dail Central Carolina Bank
1982 Robert Pace Cooper Tools
1981 Lou Cullipher Coastal Healthcare Group, Inc.
1980 I. Miller Warren GE Capital Mortgage
1979 F. Joseph Harris Global Software, Inc.
1978 D. Ann Dumas Carolina Antique Mall
1977 G. Leon Capps
1976 Richard M. Jones
1975 Malcolm H. Davis
1974 Jerry D. Wood First Citizens Bank
1973 William A. Weathersbee
1972 Robert K. Hartley
1971 William R. Allen
1970 Rober A. Hoadley City of Raleigh
1969 Ronald W. Faison
1968 James P. Cooke
1967 Lionell Midgett
1966 Robert Hoadley City of Raleigh
1965 Donald Cheek
1964 William A. Adams
1963 Garnett Shropshire
1962 Thomas O. Gardner
1961 John R. Morgan
1960 John R. Morgan
1959 Paul E. Sharpe, CDP
1958 John B. Gray, Jr., CDP
1957 Claude E. Matthews, Jr
1956 Bobby Davis
1955 Bobby Davis
1954 Walter Mason
1953 Fleetwood Hodges
1952 Carlton Jones
1951 William Minich
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