ADDISON, TEXAS -- Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a national provider of air medical services, announces that it named Cheryl Nolan to the post of vice president and chief information officer.
In her new role, Nolan, who reports directly to James Kupferschmid, chief financial officer, will head the company’s information technology (IT) efforts including developing and implementing strategies to upgrade its current information systems infrastructure.
Nolan's IT career spans 15 years. Most recently she served as senior principal for India-based Infosys Consulting Inc., a management consulting division of a company engaged in delivering technology-enabled business solutions to organizations interested in leveraging and maximizing their IT resources. In this capacity she was responsible for developing client relationships, cultivating opportunities and managing delivery of large, strategic, complex business transformation programs for a variety of industries including high tech, transportation, manufacturing, retail, and insurance.
Previously, Nolan held several IT-related positions. She served as program manager for Sun Microsystems through a consulting role and as a senior project manager for Optimal Solutions Integration of Dallas where she managed multiple global systems integration initiatives. She served in other consulting positions including her role with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She also worked as project manager at Dallas-based Sea-Land Service managing delivery of custom developed in-house solutions. Nolan began her career as a senior systems programmer/analyst with Texas Instruments in Dallas.
"I am pleased to join a growing company like Omniflight whose IT needs -- in addition to that of its corporate offices -- span 72 bases and 18 states nationwide," says Nolan. "I believe that my extensive IT experience will enable me to take a strategic view of Omniflight as it undertakes infrastructure, information and application enhancements across the board. I look forward to the exciting opportunity to support Omniflight’s business objectives through various IT initiatives."
"We welcome Cheryl to the Omniflight team," says Kupferschmid. "Her extensive IT experience will be a great asset to us as we continue to expand our business. In her new position, Cheryl will work to not only enhance our current IT structure but also to introduce and integrate best practices into our current IT environment. We look forward to the contributions Cheryl will make in her new role."
Nolan resides in Carrollton, Texas. Originally from Las Cruces, NM, Nolan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Computer Systems from New Mexico State University.
For more information visit www.omniflight.com.