NSI News

Former New York City CIO and Fortune 100 Executive Joins NSI

Washington, D.C. — October 26, 2009 — National Strategies, LLC (NSI), a nationally recognized business-to-government strategic consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce Gino P. Menchini has joined its team of strategic thought leaders.

Mr. Menchini will serve as a Managing Director at NSI, bringing 20 years of professional experience in public sector information technology and business development to the firm. Mr. Menchini brings executive leadership and on-the-ground experience executing strategies focusing on sales-driven outcomes and return on investment for C-suite clients, especially in the Technology industry. Prior to joining NSI, Mr. Menchini served as New York City Chief Information Officer (CIO), Commissioner of the NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT), CIO for the New York City Department of Education and Vice President of Information Technology at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Menchini has also held senior executive roles at technology firms that include CA, Northrop Grumman and Cisco.

“Gino’s experiences at the highest levels of government and business are invaluable to us and our clients,” said Donna Harris, Partner and Chief Operating Officer of NSI. “To successfully drive revenue and scale public sector lines of business, especially in a tight economy, you have to know how to partner with government to solve their most pressing challenges — make it a win-win. Gino has spent 20 years at the intersection of government and business and he clearly knows how to drive positive results for government and a positive ROI for technology providers.”

Mr. Menchini’s dynamic background and depth in the federal, state and local government markets bolsters NSI’s growing Technology Practice, which also includes other former state and local government technology leaders, such as Roy Cales, the former CIO for the State of Florida.

The NSI Technology Practice is dedicated to being the most innovative thought leaders in leveraging technology to enable government, and the team provides a robust suite of integrated service offerings that include government market procurement, market analysis, legislative and regulatory affairs, public affairs and strategic planning.

Mr. Menchini holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and marketing from Pace University, New York and attended Pace University's Graduate School of Business. He also has served as adjunct professor at both St. Francis College and Fordham University Graduate School in the field of information technology and serves as a trustee on several boards, including NPower, New York, the Brooklyn Public Library and St. Francis College.

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For more information, please contact Heather Sabharwal at hsabharwal@kglobal.com or 202-349-7016.