Alumnus named CIO of the Year


November 18, 2011

Rick Roy, a 1990 MBA graduate and CUNA Mutual Group senior vice president and chief information officer, has been named the 2011 Chief Information Officer of the Year in the Enterprise category by the Wisconsin Chapter of the Society of Information Management and the Business Journal of Milwaukee.

Roy, who has also been an adjunct instructor in the Graduate School of Management since 2010, has helped lead CUNA Mutual Group to receive several prestigious industry awards, including the CIO 100, InfoWorld 100, Insurance Networking News’ INNovators award and InformationWeek’s 500 Most Innovative IT Organizations. Roy has been personally recognized as one of Insurance & Technology’s Elite 8 for his vision, innovation and leadership in the insurance industry.

As a regular keynote speaker and recognized editorial source, Roy has appeared in leading media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, The Economist, CIO, InformationWeek, Insurance Networking News, and Insurance & Technology.