PRESS RELEASE - September 3, 2019
Waterloo, Iowa – Short’s Travel Management (STM) today announced that it has added Kevin Broughton as Chief Information Officer to its executive management team. As CIO, Mr. Broughton will assume leadership of the IT operations and software development functions, as well as work across the company to foster initiatives that support STM’s goal to remain one of the most innovative TMCs in the market. Broughton will report to STM’s Chief Executive Officer and part owner, David LeCompte.
Broughton has held senior IT leadership roles previously in both the Public Utility and Financial Services industries, most recently as CIO of a multinational company providing field service, parts, and security solutions to some of the world’s largest banks.
“I’m excited STM was able to find someone of Kevin’s caliber and background that brings outside experience into the travel arena.” said David LeCompte, CEO of Short’s Travel Management. “He has been great to work with in the short time he has been with us.”
Broughton has extensive experience in leveraging technology for innovation. He is known for nurturing and delivering organizational success through innovative systems and process design as well as streamlining business efficiencies.
Broughton states, "Though I have only been with STM for a short time now, I'm thrilled to have joined this organization. I'm impressed with the quality of colleagues and staff, the attention to workplace culture to drive innovation and client service, and the shared vision for future success. It is an exciting time in our industry and STM is in great shape to take advantage of industry changes with new initiatives to further our leadership in a variety of spaces." Mr. Broughton holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (with distinction) from the University of Montana and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing degree from Montana State University.