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News Release

Larimer County Names Pfaffinger Chief Information Officer - will head FITD Division

Department: Board of County Commissioners
Release Date: Dec 6, 2012

Contact Information:

CONTACT: Mark Pfaffinger, Chief Information Manager, 970-498-5050,
FROM:Deni La Rue, Community Information Manager, 970-498-7150,

Mark Pfaffinger


Larimer County’s Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) Mark Pfaffinger has been named permanent Chief Information Officer for Larimer County and will head the Facilities and Information Technology (FITD) Division. Assistant County Manager Neil Gluckman made the appointment, “Mark has done an excellent job as interim director.  In a short time he has earned the trust of his staff and his customers. I am very pleased that he has accepted my offer to become our Chief Information Officer.”
Mark has been with Larimer County for 13 years serving in various roles including Information Technology Director and Application Services DirectorHis new role as Chief Information Officer includes: directing the Facilities and Information Technology Departments (FITD), providing strategic direction, improving service delivery, and promoting the use of innovative solutions and technology to improve operations and services to the public. Mark is excited to be named CIO, “I am looking forward to aligning Facilities and Information Technology services to the diverse needs of our internal county departments and elected officials.”   
Pfaffinger recently presented as part of a panel on “Cyber Security Concerns in Local Government” at the Colorado Counties, Inc. Winter Conference in Colorado Springs.  In addition, Mark recently served as the Chair for the Colorado Government Association of Information Technology dedicated to promoting advances in information technology that have the potential to improve government efficiency and effectiveness.
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