NewCloud Executive Board

Molly Rauzi

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Molly Rauzi has over twenty years of experience leading large, complex business transformation, culture and organizational change initiatives. As a consultant and former Chief Information Officer, she provides expert counsel to our clients who are undergoing rapid change.

With her deep knowledge and experience, Molly is energized by helping organizations create powerful, secure solutions to increase productivity, standardize processes and systems, manage digital strategies including big data, and drive employee engagement and collaboration. She advises on the governance of corporate functions and shared services across the enterprise. Her experience and insights have helped numerous organizations ready their workforces for the many changes new technologies, new business models and new strategies bring.

Prior to joining Gagen MacDonald, Molly was the Managing Director leading the Business Advisory Services Practice in the Denver office of Grant Thornton LLP. She worked closely with many Fortune 500 and midmarket companies to develop innovative technology strategies to increase performance and integrate new businesses. Through her work, she has helped high-growth companies in transition identify their goals, implement high value systems and technologies, integrate new businesses and grow responsibly.

From 2007 to 2011, Molly served as an appointee of then Mayor John Hickenlooper (now the Governor of Colorado) to serve as the Chief Information Officer for the City and County of Denver. While serving Mayor Hickenlooper, Molly developed several innovative programs to engage employees and improve citizen relationships and interactions. She developed the City and County’s technology strategy and oversaw its most significant business transformation initiatives, including establishing a governance process to support a $25 million project portfolio; standing up shared services for IT, HR, Finance and customer services, and providing the technology support for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. With Grant Thornton she advised the City of Charlotte as they hosted the 2012 DNC.

Before working for the Mayor of Denver, Molly served as the Director of Technology for Denver International Airport. Molly was an integral part of the management team who supported the airport through the crisis of September 11, 2001. On that day and for months afterward, Molly worked under pressure tirelessly to ensure communications internally and externally were not interrupted. Molly implemented an airport technology strategy that was a significant factor in the transformation efforts ensuring DIA’s long-term economic viability.

Molly also serves on the board of the Colorado Technology Association and Craig Hospital.  She was awarded Outstanding Women in Business in 2013 by the Denver Business Journal.

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