Cletis Earle

cletisearl_headshotCletis Earle, CHCIO, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Kaleida Health and the Great Lakes Health of Western New York. He provides leadership for Great Lakes Health of Western New York and Kaleida Health’s information technology (IT) teams, overseeing strategic and tactical planning, plus development and coordination of the IT platform. Earle holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY, and a master’s degree in information systems from Strayer University in Washington, DC.

Earle is the past chair of the College of Health Information Management Executives.  The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers (CIOs), chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 2,700 members in 51 countries and over 150 healthcare IT business partners and professional services firms, CHIME provides a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate; exchange best practices; address professional development needs; and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and healthcare in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit