Chris is a 22-year veteran of the information technology world who uses his experience in management, information systems, and cyber security to help organizations effectively integrate meaningful security practices into their environments. Chris holds a master's in cybersecurity from the University of Maryland University College and has held numerous certifications throughout his career. Chris has worn many hats, including roles as project manager, director of information systems, hospital system CIO, and principal security engineer. Chris also participates in numerous standards bodies to ensure effective security requirements are included in the development of future standards. Chris currently is focusing on educating customers on how to minimize their cyber security risks by engaging with customers and sharing his knowledge and experiences in the hopes of building a more cyber resilient future.