Beth Long is an information technology professional with more than 15 years of project management experience specifically related to implementing high-profile, large-scale IT initiatives, as well as expertise in software development, system migrations and integrations, enterprise implementations, and working with systems development life cycles (SDLC).
In her role at Emergent Method, she works in the firm’s technology services business unit, where one of her primary client engagements involves working with the Louisiana State Employee Retirement System (LASERS). In this role, she serves as program manager for the development and implementation of a new electronic content management system for the agency.
Beth joined Emergent Method in 2016 after serving in a number of different roles with CGI Group, one of the world’s leading information technology and business process firms, including most recently as a director of consulting services for the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget –and immediately before that as a senior project manager. Her contributions to successful projects at CGI include those inside and outside of Louisiana. In state, she has worked as both senior project manager and test manager for the Louisiana Office of Community Development in both its Disaster Recovery Unit and as a part of the Hazardous Mitigation Grant Program. Additionally, she served as test manager for Louisiana’s Common Access Front End (CAFÉ) project to aid in the delivery of core programs and services on behalf of the State of Louisiana’s Department of Children and Family Services, as well as serving as quality assurance officer for the department. In addition to her work with the State of Michigan, Beth’s out-of-state work with CGI Group includes serving as both test manager and project manager for the State of Florida’s Department of Children and Families as part of its Abuse Hotline Transformation project.
Before working with CGI Group, Beth served Northrup Grumman in various leadership roles including project manager and quality assurance officer for Texas’s Office of the Attorney General, as well as overseeing responsibility for project control and project finance for the Army Research Institute, State of Alabama Child Support, and Texas Education Association.
Beth is a native of Kentucky and attended the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.