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Christopher E. Maynard
Chris Maynard is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience as a senior leader in technology and operations. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated expertise in performance management, quality improvement, all aspects of IT, strategic planning, and staff leadership. He is currently the President & CEO of M&H Management and Consulting LLC, a consulting firm providing technology, operations, and management services to organizations.
As Chief Information Officer at the American College of Healthcare Executives, Chris was responsible for overseeing the company's information technology systems and infrastructure. He was instrumental in developing and implementing IT strategies that aligned with the company's business goals, resulting in increased operational efficiency and improved customer satisfaction. Chris also led the implementation of several key initiatives, including the adoption of cloud-based technology and the development of several applications and solutions for both internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to his role as CIO, Chris served as Vice President of Operations at ACCEL Schools. In this role, he was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. Under his leadership, the company achieved significant improvements in productivity and quality, resulting in increased profitability and more efficient operations within the schools.
Chris is recognized for his ability to manage and motivate staff, and has a proven track record of building high-performing teams. He is also skilled in strategic planning, and has a talent for identifying and addressing business challenges before they become major issues.
In addition to his professional achievements, Chris is committed to giving back to the community. He volunteers in several capacities, including as Vice President for his Home Owners Association, serves as Chair on the Finance Committee for his local church, is the Treasurer for his local council of the Knights of Columbus, and is in his third year as Chair of the IT Special Interest Group for Association Forum, a non-profit for association professionals.
Chris holds a degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University, and is a member of several professional organizations, including Association Forum, Sigma Beta Delta, and the Technology Leaders Association. Chris is also a trained Baldrige Quality Award examiner, and has spoken at conferences and events for the Society of Information Management (SIM), the Project Management Institute (PMI), AVVAL Inc’s IT Real-IT-y program, and Sigma-Beta-Delta. Chris has published several business articles and professional papers, currently manages the “Shorts for Success” project, and serves as a mentor for multiple individuals who are working their way to senior leadership opportunities in several industries.
Driven by his passion for storytelling, Chris has also ventured into the realm of fiction. His novels employ a narrative format that captivates readers, while also inviting them to inject their own ideas into the lives of the characters. By combining vibrant storytelling with an interactive reading experience, Chris has established himself as a skilled storyteller who brings imagination to life.
Through his work, Chris continues to captivate readers and leave a lasting impression. Whether delving into the realms of non-fiction or weaving tales of fiction, Chris's writing resonates with audiences, making him a compelling voice in the literary world.