Blank Rome Names New Chief Information Officer
Summary: Blank Rome has a new chief information officer leading their firm from the New York Office - Andrea F. Markstrom.
Blank Rome LLP has a new chief information officer. Joining from Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Andrea J. Markstrom will be leading the technology infrastructure and support operations of the firm from the New York office.
Chairman and Managing Partner Alan J. Hoffman said, “We are delighted to welcome Andrea to Blank Rome. We’re confident that Andrea’s solid technology and leadership experience in both the legal and corporate settings, coupled with her creative approaches to providing innovative client service, will help us continue to advance as a Firm and achieve great results on behalf of our clients.”
Markstrom will be in charge of the entire firm’s technology and security initiatives across all practices and locations. She will be leading the members of the technology team while working closely with the rest of the firm’s leadership team, practice groups, and administrative departments.
Before joining Faegre, Markstrom was the group manager for the Target Corporation over the company’s technology infrastructure. She received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota in International Relations.
She said, “I am thrilled to join Blank Rome and have the opportunity to work with such a collaborative team of professionals. Blank Rome has experienced impressive growth over the past few years, and is a Firm that is committed to embracing and investing in cutting-edge tech solutions. Being a part of the Firm’s strong leadership team and having the opportunity to support its strategic business objectives and expand its internal and external technology offerings is truly exciting.”