SVP and CIO
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company
Mr. Faison is a native of Charlotte who joined Charlotte Pipe and Foundry’s information systems department in 1983. He has held many IS positions related to application systems development and ERP implementations. A unique career opportunity was created when Mr. Faison was asked by the business to lead the company’s customer service center in 1990. He led the sales and distribution implementation for an ERP system in 1995, returning to information systems.
Since becoming CIO in 1998, he has been responsible for the company’s information systems, technology and acquisition integration. This also includes business continuity and pandemic planning.
Mr. Faison received his Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University. He is a member of the CharlotteCIO, Appalachian State University CIS Advisory Board, YMCA IT Advisory Committee, SIM Charlotte Region Chapter, and the CIO Forum and Executive IT Summit Executive Advisory Council. Past member of the Apparo Board, JCSU - External Advisory Board for Electronic and Cyber Security, UNCC College of Computing and Informatics Advisory Board, CMS Technology Advisory Board, Charlotte Chamber’s iTC Leadership Committee and Mecklenburg County IST Advisory Committee.