Chief Information Officer
Cheri Kase is responsible for defining and delivering Information Technology (IT) strategy and capabilities across the Corus International family. This includes data analytics and business intelligence, development and support, infrastructure, and security and technical services. She provides oversight and direction to IT and business leaders on strategy, standards and opportunities for shared services and economies of scale.
Cheri joined Corus subsidiary Lutheran World Relief in 2018, bringing more than 20 years of information technology experience with major corporations such as AT&T and Legg Mason, as wells as a higher educational institution. She has led a diverse IT team of 50 spread out throughout the United States and overseas for true 24/7 support and managed yearly operating budgets in the millions.
Cheri has done extensive training with non-technical staff on IT issues, managing vendors, implementing software and hardware, onboarding IT staff in remote locations (within the US and overseas), getting overseas offices IT systems up and running both in-person and remotely, working with local telecom/ISP providers overseas, and implementing apps to facilitate staff’s work.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is a veteran of the U.S. Army.