Leadership Team

Enterprise Information Technology Services

Timothy Galluzi , MBA, CPM, GCPM

Timothy Galluzi , MBA, CPM, GCPM

Administrator

Timothy Galluzi was appointed administrator of the Enterprise Information Technology Services Division (EITS) in February 2021. Timothy has been serving the State of Nevada since 2013 in various roles in information technology (IT) and leadership. He has been with EITS since 2018 and has served as the project manager for the statewide Microsoft Office 365 implementation as well as the technology investment administrator in EITS Administration. Prior to his tenure at EITS, Timothy held IT professional and programmer/analyst roles at the State Public Works Division and Western Nevada College, respectively. Timothy started his IT career by serving eight years in the United State Marine Corps filling roles as a telecommunications chief and Formal Schools instructor.

Timothy earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration in IT Management from Western Governor's University Nevada. Timothy is a proud Marine Corps veteran and has worked to give back to his fellow veterans, volunteering to serve on former Governor Sandoval's Student Veterans Advisory Council, the Western Nevada College Veterans Resource Center, and the Disabled American Veterans, Carson City Chapter.

Bob Dehnhardt, CISSP

Bob Dehnhardt, CISSP

State Chief Information Security Officer
Bob Dehnhardt has over thirty years of professional experience in information technology, working in the private sector, and in federal and state government. He began in desktop support, and subsequently added server, network, and telephony support to his toolset. Since 2002, his focus has been in information security. Prior to serving as State Chief Information Security Officer in May 2017, he was an information security officer for the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services for four years, and both a manager and director of information security in the private sector for ten years. Bob oversees the Office of Information Security, chairs the State Information Security Committee, and is a member of the Nevada Homeland Security Cyber Security Committee.
Jason Benshoof

Jason Benshoof

Chief IT Manager

Jason Benshoof has been the Chief IT Manager for the Agency IT Services unit since 2021. In this role, Jason oversees various IT services and support, including application development, web application hosting and support, database administration and hosting, state telephone operators, desktop support, and EITS’ enterprise-wide Help Desk. Jason has worked in the information technology (IT) field for over twenty-five years and has held a variety of roles in the private sector, academia, healthcare, and state, local, and tribal governments. His previous IT experience includes technical field support, network and systems administration, database administration, system architecture, application development, and IT management. Jason joined the State of Nevada's Department of Health and Human Services in 2009 and was hired to lead the Division of Child and Family Services’ Information Services team in 2015. Jason joined Enterprise IT Services in 2020 as an IT Manager for the Open Systems group within EITS' Facility Computing Unit.

Jason enjoys putting his skills to use to serve the workers and programs who provide critical services throughout Nevada. Outside of work, Jason enjoys spending time with his family and taking advantage of northern Nevada's diverse outdoor recreational opportunities.

Jon Mathews

Jon Mathews

Chief IT Manager

Jon Mathews has over thirty-two years of professional experience in IT. He briefly worked in private industry for Industrial Micro Systems before starting his state career in 1992 as a mainframe operator with what was then called the Department of Information Technology, which has now become EITS. He then transitioned into one of the first computer technician positions in state service, installing some of the first servers and workstations and forging IT pathways into the State of Nevada.

Jon led the Network Engineering Division (now the wide-area network, or WAN team) as the IT manager and was instrumental in building SilverNet and centralizing the state's communication infrastructure. He is now the Chief of the Network Services Unit and oversees the Transport Services (Microwave), Telecom, and Network Engineering teams. His duties include project management, network monitoring, budget oversight, and the procurement of emerging communication technologies. He is looking forward to increasing customer outreach and improving interagency communications. In Jon's personal life, he has a passion for family, motorcycles, and spending time with his kids in their UTV (utility task vehicle) speeding across the Nevada desert and the dunes of Oregon.

Sean Montierth

Sean Montierth

Chief IT Manager

Sean Montierth started his career with the State of Nevada in 2013 with EITS' Application Development team, then moved to the Facility Computing Services Unit in 2015 where he currently serves as Chief. Sean has over twenty-five years of experience in IT which include the private sector and in state and local government. Prior to his career with the State of Nevada, Sean was the Director of IT for Clearfield City, Utah; the vice president, founder, and senior network engineer at Ready Technologies; a lead programmer and project manager for ContentWatch; and an IT manager with Vitrex Corporation. Prior experience includes programming, server administration, data-center operations, networking, database, help desk, desktop support, and telephony. Sean’s current focus is on budgeting, increasing efficiency with economies of scale, and improving service management.

Sean moved to Nevada in 2013 and is happy to call the Silver State his home. He enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and electronics.