NADA Executive Staff
Chief Information Officer
Rafael Maldonado is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for NADA. Maldonado has more than 22 years of experience in information technology and has served in leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. He joined NADA in 2012. He is responsible for information systems and information technology for NADA Corporate IT, which includes enterprise applications, enterprise data, service desk, solution development, infrastructure, communications, mail and printing services and information security.
Prior to NADA, Maldonado served as the global director of IT for ContourGlobal, a developer and operator of electric power and district heating businesses with more than 1,000 employees and 41 power plants in 14 countries. Maldonado was responsible for IT strategic planning/operations for the company.
Prior to ContourGlobal, Maldonado served in IT leadership roles for ezStorage, the largest self-storage company in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and Ernst & Young Technologies. Maldonado served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1988 to 1998, where he received several service medals and leadership awards.
Maldonado holds a B.S. degree in computer information systems from Strayer University and enrolled in the MBA program at the Jack Welch Management Institute.