Kathleen Shealy


Kathleen Shealy is the director of information technology for the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission, which manages the assets of the pension plans for state employees. The plans have an estimated half-million participants and beneficiaries.

Kathleen oversees IT functions for the agency including infrastructure, business systems and applications and working with vendors.

Kathleen has a bachelor’s degree in music from Guilford College in North Carolina and is pursuing a master’s in public administration from the University of North Carolina. Before working for the investment commission, she worked in various IT roles for Best Buy.

Kathleen is a South Carolina Certified Public Manager.

She is active in South Carolina Women In Leadership, ISC2, an international professional cybersecurity association, and the South Carolina Cloud Computing Working Group.