Treasury CIO Robyn East to Retire in June, Mike Parker Named Acting CIO

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Robyn EastRobyn East, chief information officer at the Treasury Department, plans to retire in June following three years of service, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday.

Jason Miller writes that Mike Parker, the deputy Treasury CIO, will serve as acting CIO and aid in the search for a permanent successor.

“I really do think I’m retiring, but we’ll see what interesting opportunities arise,” East told Federal News Radio in an email message.

She led Treasury to implement an enterprise content management system to facilitate other shared services and has highlighted strategic sourcing for commodity IT services as an agency priority, Miller reports.

East is one of several federal CIOs to have left their their positions or changed jobs, including Pentagon CIO Teri Takai, Interior CIO Bernie Mazer and Commerce CIO Simon Szykman.

East was the CIO of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill before she joined the government.

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