Jim Hall joins Ramsey County as Chief Information Officer

Jim Hall joins Ramsey County as Chief Information Officer

Saint Paul, Minn. – Jim Hall has been selected as Ramsey County’s next Chief Information Officer (CIO). Beginning Dec. 28, Hall will lead the county’s Information Services department which has an annual operating budget of $20 million and 84 employees. As CIO, Hall will also lead and develop information technology strategy to align with Ramsey County’s vision, mission and goals,

Hall has worked in the technology field for 20 years, including 17 at the University of Minnesota. Most recently, Hall served as Director of Information Technology at University of Minnesota Morris. Prior to that, he was Senior Manager of Operations and Infrastructure in the University’s Office of Information Technology, supporting the University system. Hall is also engaged in technology interests including the FreeDOS Project, Outreachy and OpenHatch.

“We’re thrilled to bring Jim Hall aboard to lead Information Services at this key time in the department’s evolution,” said Johanna Berg, Deputy County Manager of Information and Public Records. “He has the right blend of experience, vision and commitment to communities to advance our use of technology resources and best serve Ramsey County residents and employees.”

The CIO position has been open since August, when Berg was promoted to Deputy County Manager. Hall was hired after a months-long nationwide search.

Hall has lived in Ramsey County since 1995. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Master of Science in Scientific and Technical Communication from the University of Minnesota.

John Siqveland, Public Communications Director, 651-746-9250. 

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