VITL Appoints Chief Financial Officer and Security Analyst

Release Date: 
May 16th, 2016

BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. has named Robert Turnau as the new vice president of finance/chief financial officer, and Jonathan Knapp as security analyst.

Turnau is responsible for directing all financial and human resource activities at VITL, including budget, grants and human resource management for 32 staff members. Prior to VITL, he was the finance director at ReSOURCE, a Vermont nonprofit enterprise formerly known as Recycle North, and was responsible for the organization’s financial management and accounting. During his tenure at General Dynamics, Robert directed cost accounting and strategic program initiatives, as well as financial management for one of the then-largest armament projects at the Vermont operation.

Turnau holds a Master of Science in Administration, Finance and Planning from St. Michael’s College, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He lives in Charlotte with his wife Robin.

Jonathan Knapp, VITLSecurity analyst Jonathan Knapp joined VITL after working as an information technology consultant for a pediatrician’s office in South Burlington. His work included risk assessment and mitigation, as well as providing technical support during the transition from paper to electronic medical records. Knapp graduated from Champlain College with a degree in computer and digital forensics, and a specialization in information assurance. He lives in South Burlington.

About VITL:

Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) is a nonprofit organization that assists Vermont health care providers with adopting and using health information technology, to improve the quality of care delivery, to enhance patient safety and to reduce the cost of care. VITL is legislatively designated to operate the health information exchange (HIE) for Vermont, and is governed by a collaborative group of stakeholders including health plans, hospitals, physicians, other health care providers, state government, employers, and consumers. For more information, please visit