Atlanta, Georgia – January 18, 2023
Meridian Cooperative announces the promotion of Greg Gray, formerly Senior Vice President of Information Systems, to the role of Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. “For the past six months, Greg has been an active contributor to senior leadership discussions regarding strategy, operations, and security,” shares CEO Chris Haas. “His insightful observations and smart questions have been impactful, and he is ready to have a regular seat at the table. This will allow us to leverage his knowledge and allow him to explore all aspects of our Enterprise.”
As CIO, Greg will report directly to our COO Brandon Robinson, and continue to oversee IT Infrastructure, DevOps, Database Administrators, and Security Operations staff. As a senior leadership team member, he will be involved in decision-making at the Enterprise level, lending more than two decades of Information Technology experience to our strategic direction.
“I am extremely grateful to Chris for this opportunity,” expresses Greg. “It is critical for us to approach problems, set priorities, and determine our strategy with technology in mind. Thank you for trusting me with this responsibility.”
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Bellevue University and numerous technical certifications. He spent his early career as a Communications Specialist in the United States Air Force (USAF), and is skilled at Information Technology, Cybersecurity, DevOps, Process Improvement, Contract Negotiation, System Administration, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity.
About Meridian Cooperative
Meridian Cooperative is a trusted leader in the development of innovative utility software and technology solutions. As a not-for-profit cooperative, we’re squarely committed to providing our users with the Billing, Accounting, Engineering, and Operations applications they rely on to provide essential services in their communities. Our all-in-one solutions are cost-effective, flexible, and backed by teams of expert designers and dedicated support staff. With nearly 50 years of experience, we are second to none in terms of developing cutting-edge technologies and building lasting relationships in the communities we serve.