SIM Cleveland Area - SIM is an association of senior IT executives, prominent academicians, selected consultants, and other IT thought leaders built on the foundation of local chapters, who come together to share and enhance their rich intellectual capital for the benefit of its members and their organizations.

SIM members strongly believe in and champion:

•The alignment of IT and business as a valued partnership
•The creation and sharing of best practices
•The effective, efficient and innovative business use of information technology to continuously bring to market valuable products and services
•IT management and leadership skills development that enables our members growth at each stage of their career
•The replenishment and education of future IT leaders including a strong role in influencing university curriculums and continuing education
•Working with the IT industry to shape its direction
•Policies and legislation that stimulate innovation, economic development, healthy competition and IT job creation.
•Serving our communities and the industry through giving and outreach

Strategic Partners

RLF is SIM's leadership development program. Participants discover their own unique authentic leadership style and voice which enable them to achieve influence, power and success in their personal and professional lives. Their executive sponsors report increased effectiveness, decision making, delegation and capacity to get work done through others. RLF is in its 16th year with over 2300 graduates.

SIM Women is a network inside the Society for Information Management that promotes communication, mentorship, leadership and career development amongst the female members of SIM. We have over 350 active members across the country and Canada. SIM Women holds regional networking events and monthly webinars featuring female CIOs, executive coaches, authors, and networking gurus discussing the subtleties of leadership.

To learn more or participate in SIM Women, contact Kristen Lamoreaux at

GMIS International is a professional IT association of worldwide government IT leaders dedicated to providing best practice solutions for initiatives by providing its members with enhanced professional development, training, conferences, awards and networking while offering leadership though advocacy, research and shared experiences. GMIS International's primary mission is to leverage the collective knowledge of our members.

The Ohio County/City Information Technology Association offers a comprehensive learning partnership that benefits all group members. The OCITA group creates a pool of trained and experienced individuals ready to share ideas. It provides the opportunity to develop working relationships among all members.