ITGC Board of Directors

IT Gulf Coast Board of Directors

Don Heins

Chairman of the Board

Don enjoys learning, applying and teaching about emerging technologies such as Computational Storage, Persistent Memory, High-speed Interconnects. He has had careers with Seagate (Standards, DevOps), DotHill (Data Storage Arrays), Exabyte (Tape Drives), Raytheon (Air Traffic Control), and in Real Estate. He is fluent in German and spricht Deutsch gerne.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, back when the computers were housed in the Mechanical Engineering building!

Michael Vaccaro

Vice-Chairman of the Board

Amelia Dixon


Karen McLouth


Mike Arbrouet

Director of Technology

Laura Campbell

Director of Sponsorship/Business Development

James Morris

Director of Education

Jim Rhodes

Chairman Emeritus

Patrick Rooney

Advisor & Co-Founder