Edward Marchewka, Director of IT, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network

I am an executive with over 16 years of experience delivering information via technology in security and infrastructure from being a business owner to Fortune 250 experience. I hold degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, and Business and a Certificates in Non-Profit Management and Leadership. My most recent experience, as the Director of Information Technology for Gift of Hope, one of 58 OPOs that make up the nation’s donation system, we work with 180 hospitals and serve 12 million people in our donation service area.

I have a deep understanding of the importance of creating a culture that embraces information technology and using it to enable the business. Working with different teams to create policies that lowers the risk to the business without becoming a road block to productivity is critical for this type of role and I can facilitate that. Communication around IT projects is key from awareness training to reporting out metrics to senior leadership all helps to keep all stakeholders abreast.