CIO (R), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),
CIO Advisor/Consultant, Deep Water Point and DC Tech Works, LLC
CIO Advisor/IT Consultant
After a successful career as a Federal senior executive, Mrs. Hancher retired from the civil service in 2015. She established DC Tech Works, LLC and joined Deep Water Point consultants. She enjoys “working for government” on a part-time basis and provides consulting to prime federal contractors where her unique expertise is needed.
Tech-savvy executive with impressive public service record leading government IT organizations
CIO, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2008-2015 – Mrs. Hancher established her credibility as a high performing IT executive within the first 6 months. Not only did Mrs. Hancher consolidate the EEOC computer facilities into a single data center, she also oversaw the relocation of the EEOC HQ 500 people, networks, computers. She managed an annual enterprise IT budget of $20-$25 million and excelled at finding ways to reduce costs to fund new, innovative programs like iPads for EEO Outreach Specialists, BYOD, and videoconferencing for the EEOC’s roughly 2,500 HQ and field workforce which used desktop computing, VOIP, and at over 50 EEOC offices locations.
Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 1998-2008
Mrs. Hancher established the FCC’s first generation electronic government-to-business electronic filing systems; a collection of 20+ G2B web based systems that eliminated paper processes and provided public access to FCC data.
Data Exchange Division Chief, Department of Veterans Affairs 1983-1998 – She started her Federal career at the VA; established one of the 1st federal enterprise wide email systems in 1985.
Mrs. Hancher established one of the 1st Federal “Bring Your Own Device” programs in 2012 and was a key contributor for the Federal BYOD Toolkit and Guidance. Currently, Mrs. Hancher is leading the ATARC BYOD workgroup in updating Federal guidance on how agencies address the need to access agency data from Personally Owned, Government Enabled (POGE) devices.
Key contributor, IT thought leader, frequent speaker
Former Treasurer/VP, Government IT Executive Council (GITEC)
Co-anchor, podcast series “The Federal View”
Faculty, Government Marketing University
Frequent guest, Federal News Radio.
President, The Angels Network, a charitable group which raises funds for transitional housing and homeless programs for women and children in the DC metro area.