Rich Willis, Information Systems Director

Information Systems Director Rich Willis
Rich comes to the City of Montrose with many years of experience in information systems, engineering, and business management. Rich completed his education with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and more recent degrees in Masters of Business Administration and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems) at Arizona State University.  

Prior, Rich held the position of IT manager with the engineering schools at Arizona State University and technology director at Ridgway Schools. Rich has worked in other technical positions for National Cash Register, AT&T, Symbios Logic, State of Colorado, Montrose County, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Echostar. Rich’s LinkedIn site can be found at

Rich and his wife, Patricia, have lived on the Western Slope since 2005. Besides working with technology and helping others solve their technology needs, Rich enjoys golfing. Both he and Pat enjoy hiking, biking and the majestic scenery the area has to offer. The Willis’ appreciate the welcoming that the people of Montrose have always provided and are pleased to be home; living and contributing in the area again. Rich looks forward to making a difference for the City of Montrose and surrounding area in all his endeavors.