JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mississippi’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of Information Technology Services, Dr. Craig Orgeron, was recently honored with a StateScoop 50 Golden Gov: State Executive of the Year Award. Orgeron is in the company of 50 IT leaders and initiatives from across the country selected by approximately 10,000 voters to receive this prestigious award.
“Being selected as one of the Leaders in Innovation by the national IT community is not only a personal honor, but is also a testament to how the State of Mississippi measures up against other states. We are continuously striving to better our accessibility, our services, and our standards,” said Orgeron. “We are proud that this effort has been recognized on the national level, and we are delighted for our work to be listed among many other great IT leaders and programs.”
The StateScoop 50 Awards are given annually by Scoop News Group, which publishes both StateScoop and FedScoop. These awards honor IT leaders, from tech and government, on both the state and local levels who strive to bring more effective and efficient systems to their citizens. Winners were honored during a reception on April 27 during the NASCIO midyear conference at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia. To learn more about the StateScoop 50 Awards and for a listing of the other winners, please visit their site at: http://statescoop.com/statescoop-50-awards-honor-leaders-programs/.
About Mississippi Interactive
Mississippi Interactive is the official eGovernment solutions provider for the state of Mississippi. The company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.