As CIO, Rob Lloyd directs the City of Avondale’s (AZ) diverse technology portfolio. His department supports projects and operations throughout the municipality, covering public works, police, fire, utilities, economic development, family, parks and recreation, libraries, development, and engineering services. In his time with the city, Avondale has been named one of the top-ten Digital Cities of America four consecutive years for its use of technology, engagement with customers, and innovative programs. In both 2013 and 2014, the City of Avondale was named the #1 Digital City of America for its population group. Rob has 14 years of senior management
and executive experience spanning the technology, government, and utilities sectors in Arizona, Colorado, and Oregon. He serves on advisory and governing boards for the Midmarket CIO Forum, Arizona Technology Summit, Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit, Maricopa Association of Governments, KnowledgeNet, and Genesys. His civic activities include service with United Way, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and as a Girl Scouts of America Gold Award mentor. He was named one of the Top-25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2015 by Government Technology Magazine and is a 2013 Phoenix Business Journal Forty Under 40 honoree.