Lashell Vaughn, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, joined Memphis Light, Gas and Water in June 2011. She is responsible for information technology and services, data security, client services and enterprise resources support.
Prior to joining MLGW, Vaughn served as of Vice President of Information Technology for Hilton Worldwide. She has over 35 years of experience in Information Technology, including client management, application development, data center operation, network and telecommunication, and security and compliance.
Vaughn received a Master of Science in Telecommunications and Information Systems from Christian Brothers University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Mississippi State University.
She serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering, the Mississippi State University Computer Science Advisory Board and is on the Advisory Council Board for Girl Scouts Heart of the South. In addition, she is the former Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Porter Leath Children's Center. She is a member of the Institute of Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), a graduate of the Memphis Institute and Leadership Memphis (2002).