Austin Adams announced last week that he will retire from JP Morgan Chase & Co. in October.\u00a0 The 62-year-old CIO has worked for JP Morgan since 2001, when joined the company upon its merger with Bank One Corp. At the time of the merger, Adams was Bank One\u2019s CIO.\u00a0 During his 34-year career in financial services, Adams has worked on more than 90 bank mergers.\u00a0 CIO contributor Patricia Wallington resigned from her post on the board of directors of Comerica last Thursday.\u00a0 No reason was given for her departure.\u00a0 Before launching her own consulting firm, CIO Associates, of which she is president, Wallington was CIO of Xerox. Federal Computer Week reported earlier this week that health problems have forced Scott Hastings to step down from his post as CIO of the Department of Homeland Security\u2019s U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-Visit) program.\u00a0 The article suggests that the stress of Hastings\u2019 high-pressure job may have taken a physical toll on him. \u00a0Security software provider Sentillion hired Margaret Thomas as its new vice president of services. Thomas most recently served as CIO of Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts.\u00a0 Her 16 years of healthcare informatics experience will come in handy at Sentillion, whose flagship product is designed to help hospitals comply with HIPAA regulations.\u00a0 Thomas is no stranger to Sentillion.\u00a0 While working for Newton-Wellesely, she deployed the Andover, Mass.-based company\u2019s single sign-on and context management solutions.