Stephen C. Sobotta

Chief Information Officer


Steve joined McNees in 2017 as the Director of Information Technology. Steve provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, agile, and secure information technology environment throughout the firm.

In 2019, the firm recognized the need to include Technology and Information Systems into their strategic plans and elevated Steve to Chief Information Officer with expanded roles and responsibilities.

Steve brings executive-level management experience and strong skills in strategic leadership and project management in information technology to the position, gained from 30 years of service in the U.S. Army, culminating in the rank of Colonel. His final assignment was as the Chief Information Officer for the U.S Army War College in Carlisle, PA. He also served in Senior IT positions at the Pentagon and in South Korea. He is a graduate of the U.S Army War College and served for three years as a Professor. Steve is a combat veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm.


Illinois State University, BS, Communications

Western Kentucky University, Master of Public Administration

Pennsylvania State University, Master of Science in Information Systems

U.S. Army War College, Master of Science in Strategic Studies

University of Maryland, Master of Arts in Sociology


Federal 100 Award, Federal Computer Weekly, 2007

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