Job Title: CIO
Organization: Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians
Steven Nino is a director of the Soboba Economic Development Corporation. He has had the honor and privilege to work for Soboba for the past 15+ years; some even said he grew up professionally with Soboba. Over this time, his experience from Soboba and his continued education to obtain an Associate Degree in Computer Network, Bachelors in Information Security, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration have allowed him to hold the Chief Information Officer role for the Tribe over the last three and half years. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians organization’s information technology, and systems, including Tribal government offices, Noli School, Soboba Springs Golf Course, the Gaming Commission, Casino T.A.N.F., and all other Tribal owned and operated enterprises.
Beyond the Soboba experience, he has had the privilege of working with bank mergers and acquisitions for Washington Mutual to Chase for contract work. Additionally, he is an active member and ambassador for TribalNet, a leading Tribal Technology organization that has helped bridge the technology gap in many Tribal nations over the last twenty years.
He is an IT leader that can provide technical expertise that powers sustainable business growth. He brings many years of knowledge and experience in supervision, analyzing, designing, implementing, and migrating systems. Furthermore, he can provide outstanding strategic planning, organizational development, leadership, and decision-making skills. He thrives in high-pressure environments, implementing environment-specific standards and processes to achieve consistent uptime. Technology ROI and TCO champion, consistently exceeding performance expectations while maintaining profitability. Explore all possibilities to find the most elegant and cost-effective solutions. Adept at managing all aspects of deployment and maintenance of multi-million-dollar projects.