Paul Dougherty Joins Barge Waggoner Sumner And Cannon As Chief Technology Officer

Monday, May 20, 2013
Paul Dougherty
Paul Dougherty

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announced Monday that Paul Dougherty has joined the firm as chief technology officer.   

As CTO, Mr. Dougherty will provide leadership to Barge Waggoner’s IT Department and promote collaboration among all professional disciplines, groups and office locations through a unified technology platform. He brings 34 years of professional experience in information technology with previous employment at Lellyett and Rogers Services and Gresham, Smith and Partners as chief technology officer. 

“Paul’s background and experience match up perfectly with what we need to advance our information and production technology capabilities to the next level,” commented Randy Ferguson, chief operating officer. “He will identify, evaluate and implement emerging technologies which are critical to Barge Waggoner’s growth and business strategies. Paul’s commitment to operational efficiency will strengthen the firm’s competitiveness and overall position in the marketplace.”

Mr. Dougherty is a certified project management professional, information security manager, and a certified construction documents technologist. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama. 



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