Mike Cheles

Missouri CIO says creativity is needed to address workforce challenges


With not enough funding for new positions or training to keep up with technological changes, state CIO Mike Cheles encourages new tactics.

Missouri CIO Mike Cheles to retire at end of year


The longtime private-sector IT executive who was hired in October 2018, plans to retire Dec. 31.

Missouri appoints new permanent CIO


Mike Cheles replaces Rich Kliethermes, who had led the state's information technology operations on an acting basis since 2015.