The American Dental Association (ADA) announced that Jordan Baugh has been hired as chief technology officer. Baugh will lead the ADA’s IT team while also spearheading innovative technological strategies across the organization, according to a press release from the association.

Baugh most recently served as vice president and chief information officer for Columbian Financial Group/Mutual Life. Prior to that, he was a technology leader at Health Care Services Corp. He also worked in information technology for Epsilon and Sears Roebuck and Co. Baugh is a graduate of Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.