Information Technology Services Leadership

Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Louisville focuses on providing technology products and services that support and enable the needs of our community. Our leadership team strives to provide exceptional services and an outstanding level of customer satisfaction. The ITS staff is committed to supporting our students, faculty, staff and clinicians in their academic, research, patient care and administrative work.

Rehan Khan
M. Rehan Khan
Vice Provost & CIO

Rehan provides vision and leadership for the effective use of current and emerging technologies in support of academic, research, patient care and public service missions. By aligning technology resources and service delivery, he enables enhanced customer experiences, personalization and digital transformation. His expertise in managing innovative organizations, partnering with businesses, and developing technology strategic plans allows him to promote collaboration and cooperation among all constituents within a complex university environment.

Mr. Khan has worked at corporate and non-profit organizations with domain expertise in higher education technology planning and administration.

Phyllis Macina
Phyllis Macina

Assistant to the CIO

phyllis.macina@louisville.edu

502-852-3360

executive leadership team

Bradford Andersen
Bradford Andersen

Executive Director of Enterprise Systems

Mr. Andersen’s ITS teams support the University's core business applications and enterprise systems (Human Capital Management, Financials Management, Student Information System, Onbase, Reporting, Web Content Management). Brad partners closely with departmental units to deliver technology solutions that facilitate the University's daily operations.

bradford.andersen@louisville.edu

502-852-4450

Mike Dyre
Mike Dyre

Executive Director of Enterprise Research Computing, Network & Telecom

Mike is responsible for the Network and Telecom services provided by ITS, including data networking, wireless access, Internet and telephones. Additionally, he oversees Research Computing services, including the Cardinal Research Cluster (CRC), research software, research data storage and research data capture (REDCap).

michael.dyre@louisville.edu

502-852-7770

Katherine Stevenson
Katherine Stevenson

Executive Director of Enterprise Technology Services

Katherine is responsible for the University's technology architecture, cybersecurity operations, and customer support. With more than 20 years of experience designing and securing technology infrastructures, her teams administer many ITS services such as email, network firewalls, passwords and identity management, and the University data center.

katherine.stevenson@louisville.edu

502-852-2767

Cort Esch
Cort Esch

Director of Enterprise Project Management Office

Dr. Esch leads the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) and regularly partners with both ITS and University business leaders to define, develop, prioritize and run projects. Cort advises stakeholders on the effective use of project management disciplines and continuously seeks to improve performance on UofL projects.

cortland.esch@louisville.edu

502-852-9175

Sara Northerner
Sara J. Northerner

Director of Digital UX Services

Dr. Northerner directs a collaborative UI/UX special projects team with emphasis on integrative design to implement digital solutions for faculty research and designated units. While maintaining a comprehensive web / media / communication strategy for ITS on all platforms, Sara works to promote the user experience within the university’s various environments.

sara.northerner@louisville.edu

502-852-4761

senior leadership team

Donna Bartman
Donna Bartman

Director of HCM Systems

donna.bartman@louisville.edu

502-852-7712

Dave Baugh
Dave Baugh

Director of Financials Systems

david.baugh@louisville.edu

502-852-7560

Rhonda Dixon
Rhonda Dixon

Director of Security Operations

rhonda.dixon@louisville.edu

502-852-5043

Jeanne Draper
Jeanne Draper

Director of Student Info Systems

jeanne.draper@louisville.edu

502-852-4623

Victoria Harpe
Victoria Harpe

Director of Customer Services

victoria.harpe@louisville.edu

502-852-4308

Harrison Simrall
Harrison Simrall

Director of Research Computing

harrison.simrall@louisville.edu

502-852-5340