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Governor Mead Names New Chief Information Officer

posted Sep 22, 2016, 12:58 PM by David Bush   [ updated Sep 22, 2016, 12:59 PM ]
Tony Young


September 22, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead has named Tony Young as Director of the Department of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and Chief Information Officer. Young has been the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff since 2011. He replaces Flint Waters who recently left to take a position with Google.

“I have known and worked with Tony Young for many years. He currently serves as my Deputy Chief of Staff,” said the Governor. “He has been an integral part of my effort to enhance technology infrastructure from the Unified Network to the establishment of ETS. I believe he will continue Wyoming’s reputation as a technology leader and to develop the work of ETS.”

Young worked in the Wyoming U.S. Attorney’s Office as head of Wyoming’s Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee. Prior to working with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Young was a Special Agent with the Division of Criminal Investigation. He was supervisor of the Major Investigation Team and the Major Case Unit, which specialized in the investigation and prosecution of major drug trafficking organizations linking drugs to Wyoming. He was the State of Wyoming’s first certified forensic computer investigator and has extensive experience in the investigation and prosecution of computer crime, internet crime, identity crime and child exploitation.

“I am delighted to have the confidence of the Governor and I look forward to working the finest and most professional information technology team in the country,” said Mr. Young. “I am honored to join the team at ETS.”

 

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