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Forsyth County government has hired a chief information officer to manage and administer the county’s information technology initiatives and activities. Mr. Brandon Kenney will join the county staff as chief information officer (CIO) on September 19. This position leads the Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) Department, which encompasses electronic systems development and operations, telecommunications, technical services and electronic records retention/management.


Kenney brings to the position IT experience in the retail, hospitality and automotive industries. Most recently, he has served since 2009 as vice president of Information Technology and CIO for Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation in Norcross. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations and Systems Management from the University of South Alabama and a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. Kenney was a finalist for the Georgia CIO of the Year Award in 2015.


“We are looking forward to welcoming Brandon to the county staff,” said County Manager Doug Derrer. “His experience in application development and support, systems integration and project management will certainly be an asset to the county.”

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    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

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    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.