Delivering Customer-Focused Results

executive leadership

NWRDC's Executive Leadership Team represents decades of IT experience and success. Led by Assistant Vice President Tim Brown, the team has successfully transitioned the data center from a strict mainframe computing utility to a multi-IT service organization. With a wealth of experience in building successful organizations, their proven leadership has helped secure NWRDC's commitment to innovation and customer service.

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tim brown
Assistant Vice President

Tim brings over 30 years of IT experience to the organization, with a focus on strategic planning, budgeting, building and leading support and development teams in academic settings. Prior to joining NWRDC in 2008, he served as Associate Vice President of the Information Technology Division at Middle Tennessee State University since 2005. Tim’s experience also highlights key management positions with the University of Alabama at Birmingham, serving as the Director of IT Infrastructure Services from 2001 to 2005, and Associate Director for Computer Services from 1993 to 2001. Tim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University, and his Masters of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Information Systems Auditor.

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Julia cunningham
Director of Administration

Julia Cunningham has over ten years of non-profit accounting and financial management experience as a Director of Finance & Administration and Contracts and Grants manager. She was hired in June 2018 by FSU’s University Business Administrators program to serve NWRDC as the Financial Operations Manager. She holds her bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University and her MBA from Florida State University.

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matt stolk
Chief Technology Officer

Matt joined NWRDC in 2007 and has served as Chief Technology Officer since 2016. With more than 20 years of hands-on technical and managerial experience in enterprise IT architecture, Matt is responsible for the data center’s open systems support group. While serving as NWRDC’s Windows/Linux Team Manager, Matt led the transition of the Florida Department of Education to fully managed services as part of the state’s Data Center Consolidation initiative. Prior to NWRDC, Matt held a number of positions at the Florida Department of Corrections, both as a consultant and full staff member, working his way from IT support to team manager.