Catherine Szpindor

Director of Enterprise Applications, U.S. House of Representatives;
former Vice President of IT, Thomas Nelson Community College; 
former Vice President of IT Strategy and Enterprise Applications, Sprint Nextel

Catherine Louise Szpindor is the Director of Enterprise Applications for the Chief Administrative Offices at the U.S. House of Representatives. Ms. Szpindor is an experienced information technology executive, having managed software development, network and operations, strategy, architecture, and governance in her career in Fortune 500 and Fortune 40 companies. 

Previously, she was Vice President of Information Technology at Thomas Nelson Community College, where she successfully directed extensive network and operations improvements and managed the implementation of the college’s data center and technology infrastructure at the college's new Williamsburg, Va., campus. Ms. Szpindor is the former Vice President of IT Strategy and Enterprise Applications at Sprint Nextel. She spent seven years in executive management at Sprint Nextel and Nextel Communications. 

In 2005, Ms. Szpindor was recognized by the Northern Virginia Chapter of Women in Technology as the Corporate Leader of the Year and was recognized as a candidate for the 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year award. She was selected by the Oracle Corporation as the Business Intelligence Development Manager of the Year in 2004. Most recently Ms. Szpindor’s accomplishments were featured in the Women in Technology book, No One Path: Perspectives on Leadership from a Decade of Women in Technology Award Winners.

Ms. Szpindor holds an M.S. in Technology Management from Mercer University and a B.A. in Human Resource Management from Brenau University. She is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE).