Shane McDaniel

McDaniel is the director of information technology of Seguin, Texas.

Local IT Leader of the Year

Shane McDaniel is the director of information technology for Seguin, Texas. Through a mixture of capital funding, certificates of obligation and grants, McDaniel has spearheaded the city’s efforts to transform its legacy technology to meet the needs of the rapidly growing community. The investments have paid off for the historically rural city, with numerous successful implementations upgrading everything from the fiber ring to the network enterprise, systems architecture, radio infrastructure, cybersecurity and GIS. The technology evolution has proven invaluable with 48 new subdivisions and 15,000 new homes currently in the planning process alongside strong commercial and industrial growth.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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