Elaine Lofton


Elaine Mays Lofton, retired Chief Information Officer/Information Resource Manager for the State of Texas.  Served over 30 years in State government.


During her tenure she served as Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Information Resource Manager (IRM) for Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Prior to joining TJJD, she served at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and, for 10 months. Prior to serving at the DMV, she provided 25 years of leadership at the Texas Department of Public Safety.   During her tenure, she consistently improved delivery times and service levels while reducing costs. Elaine excels at strategic and organizational planning, building high-performance teams, project management, and implementing best practice-methodologies and works to ensure there were continuous improvements within the program areas.  Over her tenure she has managed multiple budgets ranging from 3 to 40 million dollars.


Elaine holds a Master’s Degree in Management/Information Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Management from Colorado Technical University. Elaine also is a licensed Certified Public Manager and Certified as a John Maxwell trainer, speaker and coach in leadership, teambuilding and mentoring.


Elaine serves on the NABA Board, Director of the Women’s Ministry for her church Diakonos A House of Servants under the Pastoral leadership of A J Quinton.  Elaine enjoys giving back and helping others in her spare time.


Elaine has spent numerous years volunteering in the community and working with youth organizations and leading students on college tours across the United States; was coordinator for Alvin Patterson Battle of the Bands, Roosevelt Leaks Celebrity Golf Tournament and Chairman of the Parent Advisory Committee at AES. Elaine Served and supported Manor Athletic Booster Club as well as substitute teacher at Manor ISD to name a few of her achievements.