Steve Buche is the deputy executive commissioner for information technology and chief information officer.
His information technology career spans 19 years in the public and private sectors.
Buche previously worked for the state of Illinois, serving as chief information officer for nine public safety agencies and six natural and cultural resource agencies while also providing support to technology procurements as interim chief administrative officer. He has also held the role of chief information officer for the Illinois Department of Insurance and a non-profit health care organization serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Illinois Springfield and a master’s degree in business administration from Robert Morris University.