Nicole Monroe is the Chief Information Officer for Parker, Hudson, Rainer and Dobbs (PHRD). She directs the firm’s Information Technology department, overseeing and managing all aspects of the firm’s strategic and operational technology-related initiatives. She works closely with firm executives and practice leadership to ensure technology effectively supports the firm’s client service and business objectives.

With more than 15 years of experience in the technology field, Nicole has worked within a number of industries including legal, health care, and government. Her experience spans a wide range of IT-related specialties including networking, security, end user computing and applications. Ms. Monroe is a skilled communicator and leader, having managed a number of highly-productive IT teams. Before joining PHRD, she served as the Director of IT for the VA Attorney General’s office, one of the largest law firms in VA. She was responsible for all IT strategic planning and played a lead role in the Attorney General’s technology initiative to reform and modernize the office.

Nicole received her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Spelman College and her Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Strayer University. She served on the Advisory Board for the 2016 Virginia Governing Leadership Forum and was an active member of RVATech where she served on the steering committee for RVATechWomen’s annual conference.  She is also an active member of the International Legal Technology Association. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two daughters.