HGA: Welcomes Michele Stanton as chief information officer

MILWAUKEE — HGA welcomes Michele Stanton as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Based in the Milwaukee office, she will direct the firm’s information technology strategy, working closely with executive leadership, IT teams, and the Digital Practice Group firmwide.

“Michele has a strong track record of producing results in complex and dynamic environments across multiple industries and will bring leadership expertise to HGA to drive transformational change in technology and operations,” said Angie Edwards, Chief Financial Officer. “She provides the perfect balance of business acumen, information technology experience, and team-management style as we continue to expand services across 12 offices.” 

Stanton has directed enterprise-wide technology solutions for leading companies throughout Wisconsin and globally. Her background includes strategic planning, business and technology transformation, digital innovation, IT delivery and operations, mergers and acquisitions, and systems integration.

Before joining HGA, she was Vice President of IT Business Solutions at Exact Sciences, a health-sciences organization specializing in cancer diagnostic products in Madison, Wisconsin, where she led the enterprise platform portfolio across organizational functions.

Previously, she was Senior Vice President, Head of Global IT Strategy and Transformation at QBE Insurance, leading the strategic transformation of technology and operations.
“I’m very excited to partner with HGA’s business, technology, and digital practice teams to bring greater client value and drive improved internal effectiveness,” Stanton said.

“One of the qualities that attracted me to HGA was the spirit of curiosity and customer centricity and the opportunity to leverage technology to enhance these ambitions.”
Stanton has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems Analysis and Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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