County Executive Barry Glassman has named Nicholas Kuba as director of the Harford County Office of Information & Communication Technology effective December 18, 2017. Mr. Kuba has more than 25 years of experience managing IT programs for customers in the private and public sectors.
Nicholas Kuba is a senior level IT executive serving most recently as the chief of information technology and innovation for Maryland Environmental Service (MES). Mr. Kuba began his career with MES in computer services in 1992 and rose through the organization to the top IT position. As a self-supporting, independent state agency, MES provides innovative solutions to environmental problems and related services throughout Maryland. Mr. Kuba’s experience includes providing leadership and technology vision in planning, implementing and managing IT programs for the agency including 40 projects at remote locations and involving more than 800 employees. Throughout his career, he has overseen information technology programs in multiple industries including state government, defense, technical training and engineering services, and small business consulting.
Mr. Kuba earned a master’s degree in management information systems from Strayer University in Washington D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is married with two children.
“A primary goal of my administration is to improve efficiencies and customer service in local government by making better use of technology,” County Executive Barry Glassman said. “Nick’s strong background managing IT projects and his track record of innovation will help move Harford County forward in meeting this goal for our citizens and business customers.”
In accordance with the county charter, Mr. Kuba will serve in an acting capacity until his appointment is confirmed by the Harford County Council.
The Harford County Department of Information & Communication Technology delivers high quality technology services and solutions to all county departments in support of the county administration’s mission of service to its citizens.