Missouri State Highway Patrol
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 24×7 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.