Travis Hersom

Chief Information Officer

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

Travis provides leadership at the firm as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and supports the firm’s clients with specialized technology strategy as part of BNN’s Advisory Practice. With more than 25 years of technology, governance, and leadership experience, Travis’s approach to integrating technology and overall business strategy helps both the firm and its corporate clients achieve organizational goals. 

His internal operational experience is also directed toward helping BNN’s clients implement enterprise scale initiatives that make the most of their technology functions. His approach highlights reliability, security, process improvement and transparency of data, and is anchored in data-driven decision making and a foundation of Six Sigma/LEAN process improvement fundamentals.  

Clients turn to Travis for help with: 

  • Cybersecurity risk management and mitigation strategies 
  • Business process optimization 
  • Data driven decision management – business intelligence strategy 
  • Value stream analysis and recommendation 
  • IT service management design and deployment 
  • IT and business alignment (Structure Assessment and Recommendation) 
  • Interim CIO service assistance
  • Governance framework execution and facilitation
  • IT strategy and roll-out

As a business process management (BPM) leader, Travis continually evaluates and optimizes processes by leveraging technology to improve collaboration, system interoperability, and process efficiency. He helps organizations leverage their technology toolkit to foster operational excellence and business growth. Throughout his career, he has excelled in developing or maturing technology strategy in a variety of industries.  

Prior to joining Baker Newman Noyes, Travis was the Chief Technology Officer at a leading healthcare services and technology firm, where he had oversight for all technology, compliance, and infrastructure components of the enterprise. 

Three Things You Don’t Know About Me:

  • I am a life long musician and find music allows me to exercise endless creativity.
  • I am a novice carpenter and have built and gifted a set of Adirondack Chairs made from 60 year old wooden bleachers from a local Community College.
  • I love to cook and enjoy the challenge of creating culturally diverse cuisines.


Member, Information Systems Security Association – ISSA International 

CxO Trust Advisory Council Member, Cloud Security Alliance 

Boomer CIO Circle Membership 

Maine Technology User Group (MTUG) 



Ronald McDonald House volunteer

Habitat for Humanity volunteer

Preble Street Resource Center volunteer