New Director of Information Technology Named

New Director of Information Technology Named
Posted on 05/27/2020
City Manager Beccy Yocham announced today that Jerry Swingle will join Lenexa’s senior management team as Director of Information Technology.

“Information technology is a critical function for our organization and we are excited to welcome Jerry to our team,” said Yocham. “We were looking for a seasoned professional who leads with integrity and creativity. Jerry impressed us with not only his IT knowledge, but his dedication to the principals of public service.”

Swingle has more than 25 years of professional experience in information technology. He has lead teams responsible for server, network, telecommunications, asset management and geographic information systems (GIS). Swingle also has played a key role in the development of the County’s fiber network and has provided IT services/support for several Johnson County cities. With nearly two decades of public sector work with Johnson County, Kansas, he understands the important role that technology plays in government.

“I am extremely excited about joining the Lenexa management team, and working to enhance the use of technology to further the policy goals and quality of life in Lenexa,” said Swingle.

Swingle will lead a team of 11 professionals who are responsible for overseeing and implementing all technological initiatives for the City including cybersecurity.

Swingle will begin his new role in mid-June.

Published May 27, 2020