Michael Finch

  • Technology Services Director
  • Lane County Department of Technology Services

Michael Finch is a University of Oregon graduate (BS – Business Management) with over 28 years of Information Technology experience in both private sector high-tech manufacturing as well as Government IT services. Michael began his career in technology in the late 90’s as an application developer working at Sony Disc Manufacturing. He joined Lane County in 2003 supporting Enterprise Resource Applications and Countywide Services. Since 2014, Michael has served as Chief Information Officer with Lane County Technology Services – a regional technology provider helping Lane County and partner agencies serve over 380,000 residents. During his tenure as CIO, Michael has focused on building a strong leadership team, driving superior IT business alignment and value as well as supporting a vision for broadband that meets the needs of Emergency Management and underserved communities. Mr. Finch has previously served as an incident commander for a FEMA Cascadia Rising exercise and also has experience in an incident response to a cyber attack on public safety services.