United Counseling Service (UCS) is proud to announce Allah Rakha Sheikh as Director of Information Technology. This is a new leadership position for the agency which serves 3000 individuals annually and employs nearly 300 in Bennington County. As IT Director he will be responsible for IT strategy, infrastructure, services and compliance for the organization. “I am very excited to have Sheikh as part of the UCS team. Given his professional experience, Sheikh has a clear understanding of issues faced by a small IT department and his proven technical ability in operating an IT system will be a valuable asset for our agency ,” said Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of United Counseling Service. Sheikh brings 13 years of IT leadership experience and was most recently IT Manager for Pekin Insurance in Illinois. Prior to that he worked for several Fortune 500 companies including GE and Unisys. UCS serves children, adults, families and seniors through nationally recognized counseling, early care and education and clinical support. Visit www.ucsvt.org to find out more.