VP & CIO
Fortune 500 Rank
Rick Rawlings is a highly experienced IT professional, currently serving as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at D.R. Horton, Inc. His tenure at D.R. Horton extends over two decades, showcasing his long-term commitment and significant contributions to the company's IT landscape. Rick assumed his current role as Senior Vice President & CIO in October 2023, having previously served as Vice President & CIO since June 2003. His extensive experience at D.R. Horton reflects his deep understanding of the company's technological needs and his ability to effectively lead and innovate in the IT sector. Prior to joining D.R. Horton, Rick held the position of Director of IT at A.T. Kearney from June 2002 to June 2003 in Plano, Texas. This role provided him with valuable insights into IT management and strategy. Before A.T. Kearney, he served as Director of IT at Ray & Berndtson, Inc., from September 1998 to June 2001 in Fort Worth, Texas, where he honed his skills in overseeing IT operations and developing strategic initiatives. Rick's earlier career includes a significant tenure at Alcon Laboratories, Inc., where he worked as Director of IT (Systems) from May 1988 to September 1998. His decade-long experience at Alcon Laboratories laid the foundation for his future leadership roles in IT. Educationally, Rick holds a BS/BA degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia, which he obtained between 1983 and 1988. This academic background, combining finance and economics with IT, has given him a unique perspective on aligning technology strategies with business objectives.