Skip to main content

Vice President of Information Technology

Joel Holt, Vice President of Information Technology, came to the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) in 2022. He has been leveraging his extensive experience to develop and manage CAC's technological infrastructure, implementing and maintaining critical IT systems, and researching new technologies and opportunities for process or system improvements. Joel is an invaluable asset, fostering continued growth for CAC.

Joel brings more than two decades of IT expertise to the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC). During his 16-year tenure with the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, he began as a Network Administrator and ascended to IT Manager and IT Director roles. Joel played a pivotal role in modernizing and enhancing the YWCA's technological landscape, aligning it with contemporary standards. In his final year at the YWCA, Joel assumed the role of Director of Creative Services. Before that, Joel acted as a LAN Coordinator at Chubb Insurance. His career genesis can be traced to IBM, where he spent five years as a dedicated server and PC technician, providing critical support to the Chicagoland region 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.