Cayuse Holdings announced the election of its chair and other positions for 2021. Cisco Minthorn was elected as Chair of the eight-member Board of Directors, with Shlomo Bibas as Vice Chair, Sandra Sampson as Treasurer, and Hank Humphrey as Secretary. Other members of the Cayuse Board are Chuck Sams, Leo Stewart, Monte Hong, and Chief Executive Officer Billy Nerenberg.
Cisco Minthorn is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and has served on the Cayuse Board since November of 2019. He works as Senior Director of Government Relations and Senior Counsel for Intel Corporation and resides in the Washington DC metro area. Minthorn also has worked for the US Department of Commerce as an Obama Administration appointee for the US House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Shlomo Bibas was elected to another term a Vice Chair after serving in 2019 and 2020 in that same role. He works for Celestica, serving as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Chief Information Officer for Apotex. He has nearly 30 years of experience in information technology management, business transformation and operations.
Sandra Sampson was elected to serve a second year as the Cayuse Board Treasurer for 2021. She also serves as Treasurer of the CTUIR Board of Trustees, to which she was elected in November 2019. Sampson is a CTUIR enrolled member and is experienced in working with Tribes, State, and Federal government in the health services field, including managed care contracting.
Hank Humphreys was elected to the Board Secretary position. Humphreys joined the Cayuse Board in June, 2020 and currently works as Global Channel Chief / VP for Algolia. He brings a wealth of technology experience to Cayuse with his previous work for companies such as Workiva, Dropbox, Google, IBM, and BEA Systems.
The Cayuse Board of Directors, which is appointed by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Board of Trustees, is charged with overseeing management and setting direction for Cayuse Holdings.
Cayuse Technologies started in 2006 as a strategic alliance between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Accenture to create a US-based alternative to offshore delivery centers. Cayuse was expanded in 2018 by adding a holding company, which consists of 10 subsidiary companies, including Cayuse Technologies. Cayuse Holdings is headquartered near Pendleton, Oregon and has a regional office in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cayuse Holdings is wholly owned by the CTUIR and is a foremost provider of certified solutions for both commercial and government customers.