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Information Technology Services Leadership


Kevin Taylor, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services

Kevin Taylor is MSU Denver's Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services. Previously serving as both Interim CIO/AVP of ITS and Director of Application Services, Kevin originally joined ITS Application Services in October 2014, as Associate Director, because he was drawn to the University's urban location and its focus on student-centered education. Prior to coming to MSU Denver, Kevin served as the Director of Information Technology and CIO at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Email:  ktaylo79@msudenver.edu

Phone:  303-615-1223


Mike Hart, Director of Security, Infrastructure, and Network Services


Mike Hart Mike Hart is the Director of Security, Infrastructure, and Network Services. He joined MSU Denver in 2011, with previous information technology experience in the U.S. Air Force, and the telecommunications, banking, and tolling industries.

Email: mhart20@msudenver.edu

Phone: 303-615-0541

 

 

 


Patsy Hernandez, Director of ITS Business Services


Patsy Hernandez, Director of ITS Business ServicesPatsy is the Director of ITS Business Services which provides budget, financial, personnel, facilities, inventory and general administrative support for our department.   She earned a BA in Economics from University of Northern Colorado and an MBA in Finance from Colorado State University.   Patsy previously worked with administrative, financial, budgetary and operational management in higher education, local government and banking industries.

Email:  pherna16@msudenver.edu

Phone:  303-615-0563

 

 


Nick Pistentis, Director of Client Services

Nick Pistentis is the Director of Client Services, overseeing the Helpdesk, Labs, Desktop Support, and Technology Training & Education. As Director of Client Services for ITS, Nick serves as the chief user advocate for the MSU Denver community, overseeing critical services including the Helpdesk, training, outreach, desktop support services and repair, among others. Nick earned his master’s in information technology management from George Washington University, where he subsequently worked for seven years in information technology. He spent four years working for a health care and higher education consulting and technology firm in Washington, D.C. before moving to Denver in 2010.

Email: npistent@msudenver.edu

Phone: 303-615-1001


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