NIC Government Partners and Solutions Honored Among Best In Government Technology

StateScoop 50 Winners Announced May 4

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV), the dominant provider of digital government services, congratulates its government partners for being honored among the StateScoop 50 for making state government more efficient and effective.


The StateScoop 50 awards honor the top innovators, innovative initiatives, and up-and-coming leaders in state and local government. Winners were recognized during the National Association of State Chief Information Officers midyear conference on May 4 in Baltimore.

"We are proud to work with our government partners to develop innovative digital government services that deliver efficiencies to the citizens and businesses they serve," said Robert Knapp, NIC Chief Operating Officer. "It speaks volumes that from an initial pool of hundreds of nominations, 17 of NIC's partners were recognized for their outstanding leadership and digital government solutions. Congratulations to our government partners for receiving this honor."

NIC partners were recognized in the following categories:

GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year
Suma Nallapati, CIO, Colorado
Mark Myers, CTO, Arkansas
Karen Jackson, Secretary of Technology, Virginia
Dewand Neely, CIO, Indiana

State Leadership
Todd Kimbriel, CIO, Texas

Up & Comer
Ed Toner, CIO, Nebraska
Todd Nacapuy, CIO, Hawaii
Yessica Jones, Deputy Director, Dept. of Information Systems, Arkansas
Elizabeth Rowe, Chief Data Officer, New Jersey

Innovation of the Year
AccessDNR Apple Watch App, Dept. of Natural Resources, Maryland
Montana Business Checklist, Montana
Oregon Ethics' Filing System, Government Ethics Commission, Oregon
NEReg2Vote, Nebraska
Gov2Go, Arkansas

State IT Program of the Year
Auditor Training Portal, Office of the State Inspector General, Virginia
Maine Campground Reservations Service, Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Maine
E-Government Program, Oregon

The StateScoop 50 awards recipients were selected in a nationwide voting process by members of the state and local government IT community. StateScoop is a division of Scoop News Group and features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology.



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About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” six times and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at