CIO Interview Panel Guest Speakers

How are your CIO peers leading change?

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Featuring Tracy Kemp (Allegion), Jack Belcher (Arlington County), and Krischa Winright (Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan).



Tracy Kemp



Tracy is responsible for technology systems, applications and tools that support Allegion’s global business and is a thought leader on the enterprise’s digital transformation.


Recently, Tracy was named 2018 CTO of the Year (Public Company) by the Indianapolis Business Journal and was one of its 2014 Women of Influence. She also won a 2014 Leading Light Award from the Women & Hi-Tech organization.


Tracy was vice president and CIO for the Security Technologies and Residential Solutions sectors of Ingersoll Rand until Allegion became an independent company. During her five years at Ingersoll Rand, Tracy also served as the chairperson for the Ingersoll Rand Women’s Network and was a member of the company’s Progressive, Diverse and Inclusive Council.

Jack Belcher


Arlington County

Jack is responsible for understanding the business needs of both the County Government and the residents of Arlington County and to identify technology solutions to best meet the needs of both constituencies.


Jack Belcher is Arlington County's first Chief Information Officer, appointed in August 2000. During his tenure, Mr. Belcher has introduced an Enterprise Resource Planning System, integrated Assessment and Revenue Collection System, Voice-Over-IP-based enterprise telephone system, cloud-based services and the County’s broadband fiber optic network, ConnectArlington.


He launched the popular Arlington County Digital Destiny campaign, that engages the community and industry experts in public discussions to explore the impact of the Digital Revolution on defined aspects of life and what it will mean for the future of Arlington. Mr. Belcher has also been instrumental in creating the Digital Equity program that aims to provide digital connectivity for low-income residents for the purposes of building a Digital Equity Network. 

Krischa Winright

SVP Business Performance

Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan

Krischa holds P&L accountability for the Medicare business unit, which is approaching $7B in annual revenue and serves over 700,000 members.  Krischa’s passion and drive for innovation in health care is applied daily in this evolving, high-growth market.


Prior to joining BCBSM in 2017, Krischa served for 18 years in a variety of technology and business leadership positions with Spectrum Health, including CIO of their payer, Priority Health, led payer marketing, and led consumer digital solutions for the Spectrum Health enterprise.  She was named in 2016 by Crain’s Detroit as one of “50 names to know in information technology”. She also has broad experience in insurance, including property and casualty business models in addition to health insurance.  

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