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Rico Singleton resigns Baltimore city CIO role amid misconduct claims at his former job

An investigation into Singleton's former IT office in New York state government found a raft of alleged abuses of power, including getting a job for his girlfriend and private business with a private company that won state contracts.

Baltimore City CIO Rico Singleton is out.
An investigation into Singleton’s former IT office in New York state government found a raft of alleged abuses of power, including getting a job for his girlfriend and private business with a private company that won state contracts.
Read more from the Baltimore Brew here.
In December 2010, just as the investigation was beginning, Singleton left his role in Albany for the top tech job in Baltimore, a role that was aimed at being an innovative cornerstone for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. (See a Q&A with Singleton from 2011 here)
 

Companies: Mayor’s Office of Information Technology / City of Baltimore
People: Rico Singleton / Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
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