Bradenton, FL – SUNZ Holdings, LLC recently announced it has appointed John Sells to the position of Chief Information Officer. Mr. Sells will set the vision and roadmap for IT initiatives and enterprise systems with a focus on digital transformation and deep usage of data analytics. The appointment reflects SUNZ’s recognition of the importance of optimizing the use of rapidly changing technology to demonstrate competitive differentiation in the marketplace.
“Bringing meaningful data by way of technological innovation into the insurance arena is a trend we are proud to be at the forefront of. Our digital footprint has steadily moved toward integration with business partners and clients for a more collaborative and predictive ecosystem,” said SUNZ CEO Steven F. Herrig. “Adding John into this equation will dramatically increase the way in which we provide clients their own information and the context in how we are able to make business decisions.”
John Sells came to SUNZ in 2016 with over 10 years of experience leading and developing teams for a boutique data consulting services firm. Prior to his role as Chief Information Officer, Mr. Sells served as Chief Data Officer. He draws on his expertise in application development, enterprise data architecture, and business intelligence to align corporate strategy with technical solutions. Mr. Sells brings significant project management experience to the team including scheduling, budgeting, and risk management of major organizational programs.
“I am excited to integrate my leadership of data-driven solutions at SUNZ into our enterprise technology fabric and the multi-faceted teams which support it. Modern application development and analytics will be the focal point of our capability to foster strategic growth, customer engagement, and operational excellence.” said Sells
Sells holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has presented at numerous conferences nationwide on data warehousing, data quality, and enterprise data management.