Chief Information Risk Officer

The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why” – Mark Twain - National-level leader with extensive experience developing national public and private cybersecurity policy and programs to include cyber risk and operational resilience management, operational and strategic planning, stakeholder engagement and relationship management, and operational and strategic team management. - Program manager with both industry and government experience focused on improving the effectiveness and success of an organization. - Subject matter expert in the development of backbone requirements and strategic planning to include project and resource management, requirements development, security, and information technology support. - My mantras include: – Be the change you want to see in this world. – Live each day to its fullest, always remembering to stop and smell the roses along the way. – Surround yourself with the smartest, most wonderful people who you can learn from every day…never stop learning! – Don’t be afraid to be wrong, always make a go at something…if you are wrong, learn from it. if you are right, teach others about it. – Strive to be a mentor to anyone who needs it - always with the goal to be at least as good as all the amazing mentors who helped me throughout my career.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Northern Trust Corporation
  • Job Title: Chief Information Risk Officer
  • Start Date: March 2022
  • Company Industry: Financial Services
  • Location: United States

We serve the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions through deep expertise, a culture of unwavering values and operational precision—working closely with every client to help them achieve something greater. For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From our roots as a trust bank to a global presence today—with nearly 20,000 employees across offices in 22 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 23 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region —our foundation of strength and stability helps clients grow with confidence.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name: OneMain Financial
  • Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
  • Start Date: January 2020