Company: CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Title: Director, Enterprise Information Services
Mr. Nichols is the Director for the Enterprise Information Services Division of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.Before taking over the role of EIS Director in January 2015, Russ was the director of the CDCR Strategic Offender Management Systems’ Program.
Russ’ career with in California State government spans twenty-six years and includes positions with the State Controller’s Office (SCO), the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire).
Russ earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from California State University, Sacramento, and served in the United States Marine Corps.