CXO Tech Council
Barnhardt Manufacturing Company
With more than 30 years of experience in the Information Technology field, Mr. O’Rourke is responsible for leading technology resources for Barnhardt Manufacturing Company, which has been a successful part of the Charlotte business community for over 117 years. As a member of the company’s executive team, he is responsible for setting overall information technology strategy, architecture, and delivery of all technology services. Prior to joining this market leading manufacturing company, Mr. O’Rourke held leadership roles with Domtar Paper Company, Weyerhaeuser Company, and Alltel. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and earned a masters certification from George Washington University. Mr. O’Rourke enjoys serving on the governing boards of Apparo, Charlotte CIO Leadership Association, and York Technical College.