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Nick Melnick

Nick Melnick serves as chief information officer for the PLCB. Nick is responsible for leading and managing a complex information technology portfolio of people, infrastructure, systems, processes and projects that support the strategic and tactical needs of the PLCB. His responsibilities include IT policy, IT portfolio management, security with critical infrastructure protection, IT architecture, information quality and e-Government. Nick brings a unique blend of experience in IT solutions development and operational improvements to his management of the IT operations, as well as all other systems for an organization with more than 5,000 people, three warehouses and more than 600 retail locations.        

Nick has more than 26 years of IT systems management, having worked for both the executive and judicial branches of government. Throughout his career, he has been involved in cutting-edge technology and policy initiatives including data exchange, public access, integrated justice and compute consolidation. While with the Office of Administration, he was the first Central Services CIO, working closely with the consolidated agencies to manage their IT initiatives. He also spent one year as the deputy CIO for General Government Operations, representing a variety of agencies and projects at the executive level.        

Nick and his wife, Cindy, live in Perry County and have three adult children. He is an outdoor sports enthusiast and enjoys visiting our national treasures with his wife.