Chief Technical Officer Stephen Holliday

Stephen Holliday serves as the Chief Technical Officer for the City of Tolleson, where his main responsibility is to ensure the reliable function of technology systems, and implement new applications and processes to improve efficiency and communication between city divisions.

His unique ability to communicate technical information to a variety of audiences, coupled with his deep knowledge of technology, made him the perfect choice to head up the IT efforts. The continual pursuit of enabling staff members to utilize technology to their advantage is what drives Holliday’s continual pursuit of excellence.

Prior to joining the City of Tolleson, Stephen was employed by the Arizona Department of Health Services initially as a Technical Project Manager, and was promoted to Technical Services Manager. In this role, he directed and executed the operation of the enterprise network and managed major projects which had a significant impact on the department network and software development environments, data center operations, and a helpdesk that supports 2,000 end users.

Stephen’s background also includes positions as the LAN/WAN Manager for the Pima County Health Department, Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Technical Support Representative with Intuit, Inc., and Technical Support Representative with America Online.

Stephen earned a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University. In addition, he has continued his professional education by participating in technical and leadership training programs.