Keith W. McIntosh serves as the VP for Information Services and chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Richmond. He reports to the executive vice president and chief officer. He leads 74 staff and is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the University’s Information Services organization.
Mr. McIntosh brings more than 30 years of experience in information technology services within higher education and the military. Prior to joining the University of Richmond he was the CIO at Ithaca College, CIO at Pima County Community, and held various progressive leadership and management positions within IT during his distinguished 24.5 year service in the US Air Force including a combat tour in Northern Iraq.
Mr. McIntosh earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in IT management from Trident University International, a B.S. in management information systems from Bellevue University, and an A.A.S. in information systems technology from the Community College of the Air Force. He is a Frye Leadership Institute Fellow and has served in numerous leadership roles within EDUCAUSE. He was the inaugural recipient of the EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award in 2011.
Mr. McIntosh is an accomplished speaker, author, and thought leader about such topics as leadership, professional development, and mentoring. He is a stalwart champion for diversity and inclusion. He is the first CIO to serve on the NACUBO Board. His peers elected him to serve a 4-year term on the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors starting October 2017. He is the first person to serve on the EDUCAUSE and NACUBO Board simultaneously. Mr. McIntosh also serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS) and serves on the Leadership Board for CIOs. The Governor of Virginia appointed him to serve on the Virginia War Memorial Board starting July 1, 2017.