He began his career with MES in computer services in 1992 and rose through the organization to the top IT position. MES, an independent state agency, was formerly headed by Jim Harkins, who resigned as Harford County executive in 2005 to go with MES. Harkins retired last year.
Kuba’s experience includes providing leadership and technology vision in planning, implementing and managing IT programs for the agency including 40 projects at remote locations and involving more than 800 employees, according to the news release.
Throughout his career, he has overseen information technology programs in multiple industries including state government, defense, technical training and engineering services and small business consulting.
Kuba’s salary with Harford County is $130,000 a year, Mumby said. He lives in Crownsville, Anne Arundel County.
Kuba earned a master’s degree in management information systems from Strayer University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is married with two children.
The Harford County Department of Information & Communication Technology delivers technology services and solutions to all county departments in support of the county administration’s mission of service to its citizens, the county news release states.
“A primary goal of my administration is to improve efficiencies and customer service in local government by making better use of technology,” Glassman said in a statement. “Nick’s strong background managing IT projects and his track record of innovation will help move Harford County forward in meeting this goal for our citizens and business customers.”