CIO Symposium Contributor

Clifford Gronauer

Chief Information Officer

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Symposium Roles

CIO Award Finalist 2011


Clifford Gronauer is Chief Information Officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol. With a full-time staff of 80, his division operates a 24x7 environment in support of nearly 10,000 criminal justice users statewide.

Previously, Cliff served as IT Director for the Missouri House of Representatives. Other experience includes 13 years in Chicago, holding a range of positions including programmer, systems analyst, systems administrator, and project manager. As a member of the State’s Information Technology Advisory Board for the last 14 years, Cliff has served on numerous committees and in a variety of advisory roles.

Cliff holds a BA in management, and an MBA in finance. He served active duty with the US Army, earning the Army Commendation Medal. As a college adjunct faculty member, he teaches evening courses in the finance and computer fields.