Charlotte Renee Storey appointed assistant vice president for Information Technology and chief information officer

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MACON — Charlotte Renee Storey, executive director of IT infrastructure services in Mercer University’s Information Technology Division, has been appointed to the newly established position of assistant vice president for information technology and chief information officer for the University, effective immediately.

Storey has served in progressively responsible information technology roles at the University since she graduated with a computer science degree from Mercer’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) in 1997.

Prior to her most recent position, she served as systems manager in CLAS and director of IT and media services in the School of Medicine. In her new role, Storey will provide leadership and direction for the University’s information technology systems, services and digital strategies.

“I am confident that Charlotte’s extensive experience, proven leadership skills and deep understanding of the University’s mission and needs will be instrumental in shaping the future of Mercer’s Information Technology Division,” said Dr. James S. Netherton, executive vice president for administration and finance. “Her commitment to innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement will serve the University and the IT division well.”

Storey also holds a Master of Science degree in software systems from the Mercer School of Engineering and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in educational leadership in Mercer’s Tift College of Education.

“I’m honored to step into this new role and continue the excellent work of the IT Division at Mercer,” Storey said. “As a Mercer alumna who has spent my career in higher education, I’m deeply invested in the University’s future. This new position allows me to combine my experience with Mercer’s IT landscape and my passion for continuous learning to shape a future-focused and dynamic IT environment. My goal is to leverage technology as a strategic asset, fostering innovation and collaboration across the University to advance our mission and support the success of our students, faculty and staff.”

A longtime Macon-Bibb County resident and volunteer, Storey serves as a board member for several community organizations and is active at Centenary United Methodist Church.