Technology, Management and Budget
Director, Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State Chief Information Officer
Brom Stibitz serves as the director for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB) as well as the state’s chief information officer.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Stibitz as department director in 2020 to oversee the agency of nearly 3,000 employees, providing information technology, business, and administrative services to Michigan's residents, businesses, state agencies, state employees, and retirees. Prior to his appointment as director, he worked as the chief deputy director of the department for five years.
Additionally, Stibitz serves as the state’s chief information officer, a role in which he manages all aspects of cybersecurity and information technology across state government.
With an emphasis on efficient business processes, customer service, and employee engagement, Stibitz has led numerous efforts to create a culture of continuous improvement at DTMB, ensuring timely delivery of services to more than 48,000 state employees and 10 million Michigan residents.
Under his leadership, DTMB improved customer satisfaction scores by 19 percentage points, received three “A” grades in the Digital States Survey, and was named the top state government procurement operation in the nation by Governing Magazine. Stibitz has spearheaded efforts to enhance IT security, streamline business processes, and drive transparency and rigor around IT governance.
Stibitz also serves as the president of the National Association of State Chief Administrators.
Prior to joining DTMB, Stibitz served as the director of executive operations for the Michigan Department of Treasury, where he oversaw a diverse portfolio of activities, including tax processing, call centers, audits, centralized collections for the state, state banking activities, and building and facilities operations. During his tenure at Treasury, he led major initiatives involving employee and customer engagement activities.
Stibitz holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Kalamazoo College and a master’s degree in public administration from Northern Michigan University. He and his wife, Youngsook, have three children.