Jeffrey E. SmallChief Information Officer
Jeffrey E. Small is the Chief Information Officer for the Great Lakes Water Authority.
In his role as Chief Information Officer, Mr. Small provides strategic IT leadership, customer service, innovation and information security for the regional authority. Jeff is adept at leveraging technology in conjunction with business process re-engineering to improve productivity and internal efficiencies across the organization.
Jeff brings 30 years of information technology, project management, and business process experience to GLWA. Immediately prior to joining the GLWA team, he served for four years as Deputy Chief Information Officer at Wayne County, Michigan. Prior to his work at Wayne County, Mr. Small held IT leadership roles at several global companies in a cross-section of industries, including retail, sourcing, brand management and consumer products.
Mr. Small holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The George Washington University and an MBA in Computer Information Systems from Baker College. He serves on several nonprofit boards related to technology in both the public and private sectors and was named 2019 IT Professional of the Year by the Michigan chapter of the Government Management Information Sciences.