2023 HR & IT Seminar and Golf Social

Our Panelists:

Lori Snyder

Chief Information Officer

Physicians Mutual Insurance

Lori has served as CIO for the last 14 years in various industries including insurance, healthcare, financial, manufacturing, and government. She has led strategy development, large development efforts, international new business startups, turnarounds, large legacy modernization efforts, and acquisition due diligence and integrations.  She is currently the CIO of Physicians Mutual Insurance Company.

Dave Martin

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Boston Mutual Life Insurance

Mr. Martin oversees the company’s information services (IS) strategy and initiatives as part of the organization’s Customer Experience, Innovation, Projects and Technology department. He was appointed Vice President in 2022.

Prior to joining Boston Mutual Life, Mr. Martin served as a Senior Management Consultant for Trility Consulting in Omaha, Nebraska. Previously, he spent 35 years in the Farm Credit system, working for two of the largest agriculture lenders in the U.S. He was named Senior Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer at Farm Credit Services of America in Omaha in 2008. He served as the organization’s Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, beginning in 1998. Mr. Martin spent 15 years at Farm Credit Mid-America in Louisville, Kentucky, in a variety of roles from Financial Officer to Vice President/Chief Information Officer.

Mary Kyle

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

First National Bank of Omaha

FNBO has been at the forefront of making banking accessible to all and finding ways to use technology to drive efficiency. This has been especially true of Mary. She is working on a number of ecosystem-building initiatives at FNBO, including training, mentorship, and best hiring practices to improve nontraditional recruiting processes.

Her leadership is evident in how FNBO’s tech recruiting processes are operated, with a focus on helping everyone succeed and providing access to folks who would not otherwise have experience in the field. 

Matt Spyers

Chief Technology Officer

First National Bank of Omaha

Matthew Spyers joined First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) as SVP, Chief Technology Officer in January 2017. In his role, he is responsible for leading the FNBO Information Technology Team responsible for Application Development and Technology Infrastructure & Operations. He and his team are responsible for leading the technology efforts to position the organization for growth and agility by building a modern technology capability. In addition, he works closely with the FNBO business teams to ensure the investments in technology are aligned to enable the business strategy through improved use of data and technology.

Prior to joining First National Matt was Vice President, Information Technology for TreeHouse Foods. In this role, he was responsible for leading the Technology Team supporting the $3B+ Private Brands business unit. In addition he was a member of the Executive Steering team responsible for the integration of the Private Brands business that TreeHouse acquired from ConAgra Foods. Prior to joining TreeHouse Foods Matt was Vice President, Information Technology for ConAgra Foods. Matt joined ConAgra through the Ralcorp acquisition where he was Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.

Matt is on the Executive Committee of the Nebraska Tech Collaborative (NTC). He earned his MBA from Washington University School of Business in St. Louis and a Bachelor’s Degrees in Mathematics and Systems Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.

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