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City of McKinney hires Chief Information Officer
By City of McKinney
Nov 14, 2023
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Rodriguez brings 25 years of IT experience
to the City of McKinney

McKinney, Texas (Nov. 13, 2023) – The City of McKinney announced the hiring of Omar Rodriguez to fill the position of Chief Information Officer. His first day is today, Nov. 13.

Rodriguez has more than 25 years of experience in Information Technology (IT), including 20 years in municipal government. Before joining the City of McKinney, Rodriguez was the Assistant IT Chief for Dallas County over the Project Management Organization. Prior to that, he served as the IT Director for Denton Municipal Energy, as well as various technology roles with the City of Garland, Texas.

Rodriguez graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications and a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis on Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Planning. He also served in the U.S. Navy.

"With Omar's extensive experience in the technology industry, we are confident that he will bring valuable insights and innovative solutions to our organization,” said City Manager Paul Grimes. “His leadership and expertise will be instrumental in driving our IT strategy forward and ensuring we continue to provide the highest level of service to our employees and residents."