Daidre S. Fanis Sr. Director, IT AvidXchange, Inc. Daidre Fanis joined AvidXchange in October 2014 as Sr. Director of IT. She has over 20 years of IT leadership with both public and private companies of varying sizes and industries.
Daidre began her career with Kraft General Foodservice where she advanced to several key positions focused on defining and implementing IT strategies, both internally and for clients. She then transitioned into telecommunications at a Charlotte-based start-up called US LEC which was later acquired by PAETEC Communications, and then ultimately Windstream. Throughout her tenure in telecommunications, Daidre led senior leadership positions with oversight of all IT enterprise business services & strategy including IT operational excellence, M&A due diligence and integrations, CRM & ERP transformations, and PMO. Currently, at AvidXchange, she is leading strategies to implement & enable scalability and growth for this fast-growing company by way of technology
Throughout her career, she has been both a recipient and a leadership mentor in Mentee-Mentor programs helping to define and develop other IT professionals. She has also led employee culture, community foundation and wellness committees at each of her companies. Daidre is passionate about supporting foundations such as Alzheimer’s Association and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Daidre holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Information Technology from the State University of New York, and a Master degree from Lynn University. She is currently enrolled in the elite Society for Information Management (SIM) / Regional Leadership Forum for senior IT professionals.
Daidre and her family reside in the Lake Wylie area of Charlotte, NC.