DONNA   O'LEARY

PASSION  |  INTEGRITY  |  DRIVE

Experience

Proven success managing business operations and collaborative partnerships, 

while directing large, complex programs that position an organization for 

profitability, and continued growth. 


Results oriented leader with proven track record in directing and managing 

rapidly changing business and IT environments. Forward-thinking professional 

with proven success developing, expanding and managing large-scale initiatives 

that meet complex requirements, have political impacts and promote 

organizational effectiveness. Decisive leader with a passion for innovation, 

quality and achieving tangible results; positioning a mission-driven organization 

for productivity, continued growth and maturity as well as profitability in private 

sectors and fiscal responsibility in public sectors.


Expertise includes strategic leadership and vision, driving innovation and change, organizational transformation, maturation of business processes and policies, 

governance, starting up new lines of business and services, operational triage, 

turnarounds, and aligning technology to business goals while measuring and 

maximizing value.

Current & Previous Roles

Chief Information Officer (current)

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services


Operational Excellence Society (current)

Advisory Board Member


Chief Information Officer

Office of the New York State Attorney General


Program Management/Health and Human Services Lead

NYSTEC, embedded consultant at NYS Department of Health

Areas of Emphasis

• Strategy, Vision and Mission Planning
• Business & Technology Alignment
• Portfolio Management, Project Planning
• Timeline Management
• Finance, Budgeting, P&L Management
• Operational Plans, Monitoring, Reporting
• Pragmatic Governance & Policy Maturation
• Cybersecurity & Risk Management
• Talent Development & Team Building
• Operational Excellence and LEAN
• Program and Service Line Management
• Solution Development & Implementation
• Stakeholder Relations & Communications
• Contract Negotiations & Strategic Alliances
• Animal Protection Initiatives
• Public Outreach
• Stakeholder Communications

Experience and Business Sectors 

• Health and Human Services - all services under one department

• EMR/EHR Implementation

• Medicaid Management Information Services (MMIS)

• ntegrated Eligibility System

• Cybersecurity, incident management, compliance, reducing risk profile

• Legal, top US public law firm

• Healthcare, both in IT Leadership and clinician (radiation therapist)

• NYS Department of Health

• Health Information Technology

• Electronic Health Records Incentive Program Management

• 501(c)(3) Leadership

• NYS Department of Health

• NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

• Engineering, top 100 national firm

• Public sector IT leadership and management

• Private sector IT consulting

• Sales and Business Development