Chief Information Officer

M. Dee Childs serves as the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Texas A&M University. Dee leads Texas A&M’s enterprise IT strategy in alignment with the university’s Vision 2020 strategic plan.

M. Dee Childs

M. Dee Childs
Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

The CIO Oversees...

The Division of IT

The Division of Information technology provides technology services to the university and The Texas A&M University System.

IT Projects

Strategic initiatives and projects are created by the Division of IT leadership team to meet the needs of the campus community.

IT Governance

Ensuring Information Technology leadership at Texas A&M has an operational and transparent decision-making policy.

CIO Direct Reports

Cheryl Cato

Cheryl Cato
Chief Technology Officer & Associate Vice President

Michael Sardaryzadeh

Michael Sardaryzadeh
Chief Information Security Officer & Associate Vice President

Pete Marchbanks

Pete Marchbanks, Jr.
Executive Director, IT - Deputy Chief Information Officer


Josh Kissee
Chief of Staff to the Vice President of IT and CIO

Lacey Baze

Lacey Baze
Associate Director, IT - Product Strategy and Communications