Technology, Management and Budget
Acting Director, Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget
Chief Information Officer
Brom Stibitz currently serves as the acting director for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB) as well as the state’s chief information officer.
In 2020, Gov. Whitmer appointed Stibitz to serve as the state’s chief information officer, a role in which he manages all aspects of cybersecurity and information technology across state government.
In his role as the DTMB chief deputy director, a position he has held since 2015, he serves as the head of operations for the agency of nearly 3,000 employees, providing information technology, business, and administrative services to Michigan's residents, businesses, state agencies, state employees, and retirees.
With an emphasis on efficient business processes, customer service, and employee engagement, Stibitz has led numerous efforts to create a culture of continuous improvement at DTMB, ensuring timely delivery of services to more than 48,000 state employees and 10 million Michigan residents.
Under his leadership, DTMB improved customer satisfaction scores by 19 percentage points, received two “A” grades in the Digital States Survey, and was named the top state government procurement operation in the nation by Governing Magazine. Stibitz has spearheaded efforts to enhance IT security, streamline business processes, and drive transparency and rigor around IT governance.
Stibitz also serves as the vice president of the National Association of State Chief Administrators.
Prior to joining DTMB, Stibitz served as the director of executive operations for the Michigan Department of Treasury, where he oversaw a diverse portfolio of activities, including tax processing, call centers, audits, centralized collections for the state, state banking activities, and building and facilities operations. During his tenure at Treasury, he led major initiatives involving employee and customer engagement activities.
Stibitz holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Kalamazoo College and a master’s degree in public administration from Northern Michigan University. He and his wife, Youngsook, have three children.