John Lambeth is a Senior Information Technology Leader with over 18 years of progressive experience in multiple industries. He has a proven track record of developing and building effective teams, turning around operations, integration of IT, and forging cost effective IT organizations. John currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Erickson Retirement Communities, a $1.4B developer and operator of large-scale retirement communities. He is responsible for all aspects of IT strategy, application development, electronic medical records and other clinical systems, data centers, community technology services and governance. His areas of expertise include strategy, application lifecycle development, compliance and outsourcing /offshore partnering.
Prior to his tenure at Erickson, John held various positions in Information Systems at Blackboard, Inc., CIGNA and at Xerox Corporation. At Blackboard, John assisted in taking this successful internet startup public and installing governance and risk management processes into its information technology environment. Xerox assignments included long-term international assignments, infrastructure and architecture governance, application development and CIO of Xerox’ global services company, Xerox Connect. At CIGNA, John was responsible for all aspects of Corporate ERP Finance systems, including Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Expense Administration, Audit, Purchasing and Risk John was also responsible for various aspects of CIGNA's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiative.
John served for several years as Chief Information Officer for Xerox Connect, Inc, a nationally recognized IT services company. There, he was responsible for all applications development, call center operations, infrastructure and strategy. John held various positions in Information Systems at Xerox Corporation, including long-term international assignments in Asia-Pac, infrastructure and architecture governance, application development and e-commerce. He also worked as a Systems Automation Officer in the US Army.
John is actively involved in many aspects of the DC Technology community. He is a Board Member for the Capital Area chapter of the Society for Information Management. He currently serves on the IT Executive Committee for the Kogod School of Business and has held similar positions with LaSalle University and Villanova.