Chief Information Officer

Janya Kieffer

Strategic executive with CIO-level success in planning, capacity/cost projections, IT governance, ERP systems, business intelligence and business solutions. Logical thinker and strong communicator noted for transforming IT organizations with focus on people, process and systems via strong, foundational infrastructure backbone.
• Provide leadership vision enterprise-wide through strategic roadmaps, policy implementation, and business alignment.
• Spearhead project delivery utilizing PMO objectives and agile methodology combined with financial acumen.
• Build and lead high performing teams in the areas of applications, infrastructure, business process and analytics.
• Known for coordinating and collaborating with internal business units and third-party partners.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Austin Industries
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: February 2022
  • Company Industry: Construction
  • Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Austin Industries provides nearly every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction services, capitalizing on the depth of expertise in our three operating companies – Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial and Austin Industrial. Austin Industries is one of the 10 largest general contractors based in the southern half of the U.S. and is the third largest merit shop contractor in America. The company is consistently ranked in the top 50 of Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine’s Top 400 contractors.


Other Active Role:

  • Company Name: SIMDFW
  • Job Title: Board Member
  • Start Date: June 2021


Previous Company:

  • Company Name: Acme Brick
  • Job Title: Vice President of IT
  • Start Date: January 2018