Jason Hazzard is Chief Information Officer of PEFS. Prior to joining PEFS, Mr. Hazzard was Data Center Network Operations Manager at Sharp HealthCare, the largest employer and hospital in Southern California. Mr. Hazzard has more than 20 years in the field of Information Technology, Information Systems Management and Business Development, including serving as the Global Services Manager for HJ Heinz, a global food services company, and IT Services Support Manager for Del Monte Foods. Mr. Hazzard has also served as the Site Director and Program Manager to the United States Special Forces Initiative, providing communications in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait. Mr. Hazzard served eight years in the United States Marine Corps as a Data Communications Chief, holding the rank of Staff Sergeant. Mr. Hazzard has Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management and Network Design from the University of Pittsburgh and an Associated Degree in Computer Science from the Community College of Allegheny County.