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    Craig Blad

    Bloomingdale, Illinois

    Chief Information Officer

    IER Advisors


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    check markDatabase Administration

    check markData Science & Machine Learning

    check markDevOps & Site Reliability

    check markHardware Development

    check markIT Consulting

    check markIT Security

    check markQuality Assurance

    check markSoftware Development

    check markSystem & Network Administration

    check markSystems Architecture & Engineering

    check markTechnical Product Management

    check markTechnology Management

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    Where I've Worked

    2016 – Present

    Chief Information Officer

    IER Advisors
    State Farm Insurance logo

    2014 – 2016

    Solutions Architect

    State Farm Insurance

    2007 – 2014

    CIO Services Team Lead


    2002 – 2007

    Chief Information Officer & SVP

    North Star Financial Corporation
    TD Waterhouse Securities, Inc logo

    1999 – 2001

    AVP & Regional Technology Manager

    TD Waterhouse Securities, Inc
    Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc logo

    1998 – 1999

    IT Manager, Infrastructure & Applications

    Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc

    1996 – 1998

    Supervisor, Technical Services


    1994 – 1996

    Project Manager, Software Engineer

    Crown Consolidated Industries
    Ivy Tech State College logo

    1992 – 1994

    Software Trainer, Math Trainer

    Ivy Tech State College

    1990 – 1992

    Math & Computer Teacher

    Aldine ISD
    Where I've Studied


    Masters, E-Business

    DePaul University


    Masters, Instructional Design & Educational Computing

    Purdue University


    Bachelors, Mathematics

    Purdue University

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