Navy Federal Credit Union
Ray Murphy is vice president, Information Security at Navy Federal Credit Union. Navy Federal is the world’s largest credit union with more than 7 million members and 15,000 employees. Murphy is a highly-accomplished information security executive with over 25 years of proven experience in contributing extensive information security acumen to the financial services industry. Murphy has held executive level positions at Fortune 500 corporations, including Exxon Mobil Corporation and MCI Telecommunications. He is a renowned information security subject matter expert and public speaker with speaking engagements that have included Washington Navy Yard Holiday Safety Stand Down, Office of Naval Intelligence, Suitland, Maryland Stand Down, RSA Conference, Symantec Visions Conference and the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit. Murphy earned his MBA from Sacred Heart University and his B.A. from St. Bonaventure University.
Coalition for Government Procurement
Roger Waldron is president of the Coalition for Government Procurement and brings more than 25 years of high-profile government contracting experience. Waldron has extensive experience in General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule and IT GWAC Programs, including 20 years with GSA. At GSA, Waldron held several positions including senior assistant general counsel; director, Acquisition Management Center; and acting deputy chief acquisition officer, where he was responsible for the development, issuance and monitoring of acquisition policies and procedures governing GSA’s $60 billion procurement operations. Waldron was selected by the Executive Office of the President, to serve on the 14-member Services Acquisition Reform Act (SARA) Acquisition Advisory Panel that provided recommendations to Congress and OMB on effective procurement of commercial services. Waldron is the host of the WFED radio show Off the Shelf and leading contributor to the FAR and Beyond blog.
As CEO and chairman of the Board of Telos Corporation, John Wood orchestrates the company’s support of corporations and governments worldwide in the critical areas of cybersecurity, secure mobility and identity. Prior to joining Telos in 1992, Wood worked on Wall Street. In 2014, he was appointed by executive order by Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the Virginia Cyber Security Commission. He is founding chairman of the Loudoun County CEO Cabinet and was chairman of Loudoun County’s Economic Development Commission. Wood is chairman of the Board for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and served on the Board of Project Rebirth. He currently serves on the NVTC and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Boards.
Miles & Stockbridge
Veronica D. Jackson is an associate at Miles & Stockbridge and represents employers in a broad range employment litigation matters, including wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA and FMLA litigation, and wrongful discharge. Jackson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/U.S.) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In the area of data privacy and security, Jackson counsels clients through data breach and cyber incident response efforts, including guiding clients through any necessary data breach notifications and representing clients in any subsequent regulatory and legal matters. Jackson also counsels clients regarding data security and privacy policies and provides training regarding data privacy and security best practices. Jackson earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.S. from Florida A&M University.
Susie Adams is chief technology officer for Microsoft’s Federal Government business and brings with her over 30 years of IT experience. Adams joined Microsoft in 1999 and has held several leadership positions in Microsoft including the Director of the Microsoft Reston, Virginia Technology Center and most recently, the CTO of the Federal Civilian Business. Prior to Microsoft, she spent 16 years in the consulting arena working with customers in both the commercial and government sectors. She held a variety of management and leadership roles including practice manager, systems analyst and software developer. Adams is a past Fed100 award winner and has authored several books on the topics of software integration and web development. Adams is a graduate of George Mason University where she received a B.S. in information systems.
U.S. Marine Corps
Dr. Ray Letteer is chief of the Cybersecurity Division of the Command, Control, Communications and Computer (C4) Department at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps. He is responsible for the overall creation, direction and execution of tasks and standards within the Marine Corps for cybersecurity. He is also directs the implementation of the DoD Risk Management Framework and is the appointed single Marine Corps Authorizing Official for the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN). Previously, Dr. Letteer was as a federal contractor with Booz Allen Hamilton and SAIC and served in the intelligence, security and cybersecurity fields within the United States Air Force. Dr. Letteer was an adjunct faculty member of the National Cryptologic School at NSA and is presently an adjunct faculty member with Capitol Technology University.
Ken Bailey is a leader of technical information security teams and supporting intelligence analysis operations. As a CISO at Fortalice Solutions, Bailey develops custom cybersecurity monitoring products for client networks and performs risk and open source intelligence assessments and penetration tests. He also develops personal security protection services for high net-worth individuals to protect their communications. Most recently, Bailey served as the Washington, D.C. deputy director for the Executive Office of the President, where he built out the threat intelligence operations that protected the President both domestically and for foreign travel. Previously, while serving as Branch Chief in the Executive Office of the President, Bailey established the first 24-7 Security Operations Center for the White House and EOP networks. Prior to working in the Executive Office, Bailey served for the Congressional Research Service.
Dr. Michael Papay is vice president and chief information security officer for Northrop Grumman, delivering the company’s international information security program. He is responsible for strategy and vision for the company’s global computer and network information security systems; defining companywide policies for information security; and enhancing the security of Northrop Grumman’s products, services and infrastructure. Dr. Papay has 29 years of experience with Northrop Grumman developing engineering solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence community, including intercontinental ballistic missiles; command and control systems; satellite and ground systems; airborne intelligence and surveillance; modeling and simulation programs; and cybersecurity solutions. Dr. Papay served on the 2012 U.S. Homeland Security Advisory Council’s Task Force on Cyber Skills. Dr. Papay has a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in aerospace engineering from Virginia Tech.
Ark Network Security Solutions
Tom Finan is the chief strategy officer of Ark Network Security Solutions. He previously served as senior cybersecurity strategist and counsel with the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate. While at DHS, Finan established and led the agency’s cybersecurity insurance initiative. He created DHS’ Cyber Incident Data and Analysis Working Group, a private-public forum that examined how a cyber incident data repository could help meet the information and analysis requirements of both insurers and cybersecurity professionals. Finan previously worked as the staff director and counsel for the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment with the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security. Finan is a former assistant general counsel at the FBI.
Howard Marshall was appointed Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Cyber Intelligence, Outreach and Support Branch in August 2016. Marshall supports the Cyber Division’s mission to identify, pursue and defeat cyber adversaries targeting global U.S. interests by overseeing efforts to enhance strategic partnerships and intelligence coordination.
Marshall began his career as a Special Agent with the FBI in 1997. He was first assigned to the FBI St. Louis Division, where he worked on a gang and fugitive task force. He then moved to a white collar crime squad and conducted mortgage and bank fraud investigations. In 2003, Marshall was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in the FBI Cyber Division. In this role, he oversaw an international task force responsible for extraterritorial investigations and collaboration with Interpol. In 2005, he transferred to the FBI Memphis Division to supervise a public corruption squad. While there, he also served as the Crisis Management Coordinator and the Acting Chief Division Counsel. Marshall was promoted in 2008 to Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Dallas Division, where he managed the white collar crime, intelligence and administrative program. In 2012, he was promoted to Inspector in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC. While there, he led inspections of field offices, legal attaché offices, and shooting incident review teams. After his time in Inspection Division, he became Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Louisville Division.
Prior to his appointment with the FBI, Marshall worked for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Little Rock, Ark. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas.
State of New Jersey
Dave Weinstein is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of New Jersey. As CTO, Weinstein is the chief executive of the New Jersey Office of Information Technology, the State’s cabinet-level information technology infrastructure agency. Prior to his 2016 appointment, Weinstein served as the State’s first Cybersecurity Advisor. Previously, Weinstein was a senior civilian at the U.S. Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Md., as well as a cyber risk management consultant with Deloitte. Weinstein has been recognized by Forbes as a “top 20 cyber policy expert” and has been featured in many media and academic publications, including CNN.com, The Huffington Post, Foreign Policy, Boston Globe and Slate. In 2017, Weinstein was named “State Executive of the Year” by StateScoop. Weinstein is also a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow with New America and has authored numerous cybersecurity publications.
Amazon Web Services
Mark Ryland is the global technology leader for Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS) team. Ryland leads a team of solutions architects and engineers who provide AWS technical evangelism, architectural guidance, knowledge transfer and cloud implementation services to government, nonprofit and education customers. Ryland is an expert in distributed systems, cybersecurity, and identity and access management. He has more than 25 years of technology experience, beginning with Microsoft Federal Systems, where he began his technical career as a senior architectural engineer. In the late 1990s, he started and ran the first standards organization at Microsoft. He also served as CTO of two startups and as vice president and Washington D.C. director of a Seattle-based policy group. He re-joined Microsoft in 2008 as national standards officer and later principal program manager, before joining AWS in 2011.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Brian Loggins is the lead for Strategic Analysis, Initiatives and Operations within the CIMS Division team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. Loggins is responsible for coordinating the Division’s long range strategic plan, resource boards and planning cyber initiatives across the company, as well as overall operations of the CIMS Division strategy team. Prior to this, Loggins was director in the Integrated Intelligence Systems business unit (IISBU) within the Intelligence Systems Division. From 2011 to 2013, Loggins served at Booz Allen Hamilton as a principal leading business development for their NRO/NGA account and supporting Army geospatial business initiatives. Previously, Loggins was a Corps of Engineer Officer in the U.S. Army for 21 years. He served in various command and staff positions that culminated as a Lieutenant Colonel on the Army Staff in the Pentagon.
As CEO and co-founder of Virtru, John Ackerly is proud to be helping millions of individuals and thousands of organizations take control of the information they store and share online. A longtime privacy advocate, Ackerly was responsible for technology policy at the White House and was the policy and strategic planning director at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to co-founding Virtru, Ackerly was an investor at Lindsay Goldberg LLC, working with entrepreneurs to dramatically scale their businesses. Ackerly graduated from Williams College Summa Cum Laude, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School with Highest Honors.
Mark Frantz is co-founder of BlueDelta Capital Partners, a growth capital firm focused on the U.S. federal government technology (GovTech) marketplace. Frantz serves on the board of directors or advisory board for numerous privately-held growth companies and nonprofit organizations, as well as on the Board of Directors for CSRA. Frantz has served as managing general partner of In-Q-Tel; principal with Carlyle Venture Partners; partner at RedShift Ventures; associate to the senior chairman at Alex. Brown; economic and technology policy advisor to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge; and associate director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs under President George H. W. Bush.
Strategic Cyber Ventures
Tom Kellermann is CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, a D.C.-based cyber investing firm. He is a noted cyber-intelligence expert, author, professor and serves as a Global Fellow for the Wilson Center. Previously, Kellermann served as chief cybersecurity officer for Trend Micro Inc., where he was responsible for analysis of emerging cybersecurity threats. Prior to Trend Micro, Kellermann was vice president of security for Core Security. Kellermann began his career as senior data risk management specialist for the World Bank Treasury Security Team, where he was responsible for cyber intelligence and security policy as he advised central banks around the world about their cyber-risk posture. He was also a professor at American University’s School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business and he co-authored the book, E-Safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age.
National Governors Association
Timothy Blute serves as program director for the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices’ Homeland Security & Public Safety Division. Blute focuses on cybersecurity, public safety communications and information sharing. Prior to joining NGA, Blute served as intelligence analyst in the Counterterrorism Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, detailee to the Office of the General Counsel at the National Security Law Branch and intern for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Blute holds a J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in International affairs from the George Washington University.
Rohyt Belani is CEO and co-founder of PhishMe. Prior to PhishMe, Belani served as CEO of Intrepidus Group (acquired by NCC Group PLC), managing director at Mandiant (acquired by FireEye, Inc.) and principal consultant at Foundstone (acquired by McAfee). At PhishMe, Belani has led the company’s growth from concept to a company with over 400 employees, serving half of the Fortune 100. PhishMe has become as a global leader in phishing defense and secured $60 million in equity capital from reputed investors like Paladin Capital Group and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company has also received accolades including being featured on the Deloitte Fast500, Inc. 5000 and the Washington Business Journal’s best places to work. Belani often provides cybersecurity commentary for national media including CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World News, Washington Post and Harvard Business Review.
Craig Bowman is vice president of Verizon’s Cloud and Cyber Security – Advanced Solutions Division; providing strategy and engineering support for secure cloud initiatives in the public sector. Bowman speaks internationally on the subject of cybersecurity and has briefed congressional offices, senators, Olympic committees and international defense leaders. Prior to Verizon, he led the Defense and International Security Division of Adobe Systems. In that capacity, he helped to engineer secure content delivery systems for the most rugged security environments. Previously, Bowman was a software cybersecurity engineer for the defense and national security industry.
Matthew O’Connor is a Product Manager in the Cloud Office of the CTO based in Mountain View, CA. He specializes in Security, Compliance, Privacy, Policy, and large scale software services. Prior to joining the Office of the CTO, O’Connor was responsible for Security and Compliance products on Google Cloud Platform. He established the key foundations for Cloud Compliance Program and many of the early Cloud Platform security Product. He also built products for Google Enterprise, having joined Google via the acquisition of Postini in 2007. Before Google, O’Connor held product management and engineering roles building scaled services at Postini, Tellme Networks, AOL, Netscape, Inflow, and Hewlett-Packard. His career started as a U.S. Air Force officer on the MILSTAR satellite program. O’Connor has an executive MBA from the University of California and earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from Santa Clara University.
Tiffany Olson Jones is CEO of Distil Networks, the leader in protecting websites, mobile apps and APIs from botnets and automated attacks. Jones has more than 20 years of proven business and operations experience within the information technology industry, the White House, government and U.S. military. Prior to Distil, Jones was at FireEye leading Global Strategic Partnerships and Alliance Operations. She joined the FireEye team through the acquisition of iSIGHT Partners where she was the Chief Revenue Officer & SVP of Client Solutions for iSIGHT. Prior to iSIGHT Partners, Jones spent over a decade at Symantec in senior roles. She also had a distinguished career in the government as Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection. In addition to her Deputy Chief of Staff duties, she contributed to the development of the President’s National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace. Jones graduated from the Coast Guard Academy and received her commission as a Coast Guard Officer. Her military awards include Coast Guard Officer of the Year Award, a Coast Guard Commendation Medal and two Coast Guard Achievement Medal.
Palo Alto Networks
Rick Howard is the Palo Alto Networks Chief Security Officer (CSO) where he oversees the company’s internal security program, leads the Palo Alto Networks Threat Intelligence Team (Unit 42), directs the company’s efforts on the Cyber Threat Alliance Information Sharing non-profit, and hosts the Cybersecurity Canon Project. His prior jobs include TASC CISO, iDefense General Manager, Counterpane SOC Director, and Commander of the U.S. Army’s Computer Emergency Response Team. Howard holds a Master of Computer Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and an engineering degree from the US Military Academy.
The White House
Rob Joyce is the Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House. Joyce leads the development of national and international cybersecurity strategy and policy for the United States and oversees implementation of those policies; in this capacity, he ensures that the Federal Government is effectively partnering with the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, other branches and levels of government, and other nations.
Before to coming to the White House, Joyce served at the NSA for over 27 years, holding various leadership positions within both focus areas of NSA: the Information Assurance and Signals Intelligence missions. From 2013 to 2017, he served as the Chief of Tailored Access Operations (TAO). Prior to becoming the Chief of TAO, Joyce served as the Deputy Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at NSA, where he led efforts to harden, protect and defend the Nation’s most critical National Security systems and improve cybersecurity for the nation.
Joyce began his career as an engineer and is a technologist at heart. He received his Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University in 1989 and earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1993. Throughout his career with NSA, he has been the recipient of two Presidential Rank Awards, one meritorious and one at the distinguished level.
As president and chief operating officer of Tenable, Jack Huffard is responsible for driving all global revenue growth and leading the company’s corporate strategy and organizational growth. Before co-founding Tenable, Huffard was director of corporate development for Enterasys Networks, where he was involved with the acquisitions of Network Security Wizards and Indus River Networks. Before Enterasys, Huffard held various management and sales positions at John Hancock and Marriott Corporation. He received the 2013 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for defense and security, together with Tenable co-founders Ron Gula and Renaud Deraison. Huffard currently serves on the Washington & Lee University Entrepreneurial Advisory Board and the SunTrust Bank Greater Washington Advisory Board. He holds a B.S. from Washington and Lee University and an MBA from Babson College.
Monster Government Solutions
Susan Fallon is vice president of Global Strategy and Business Development for Monster Government Solutions, a business unit of Monster Worldwide Inc. Fallon is responsible for identifying new business opportunities, facilitating strategic partnerships and directing marketing communications to drive growth and sustainable differentiation for Monster Government Solutions globally. Prior to Monster, Fallon’s experience included an executive role at a venture-backed company that built the first global online talent and funding exchange for the R&D community; communications, IR and marketing positions with the Nasdaq Stock Market and National Association of Securities Dealers; and on the headquarters staff of Navy League of the U.S. Fallon serves on the boards of WIN Insights and TMGovU.org. Fallon works passionately on programs advancing Veterans employment for Monster and Military.com, and also serves on the task force for the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, as a member of KKR’s Veteran Advisory Council and on the Advisory Committee for the University of Southern California’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families.
Cyber Human Capital LLC
Renee Brown Small, president and founder of Cyber Human Capital LLC, brings the best of two worlds to Cyber Human Capital LLC with a combined 15 years of experience within human resources and cybersecurity. A consummate HR professional, Brown Small has worked across all disciplines in the field of human resources. She has made significant contributions at Fortune 500 companies including Freddie Mac and Citigroup’s Investment Bank, Citi Markets and Banking. Brown Small’s business acumen and understanding of the increasing sensitivity surrounding confidential information naturally led her to work in the field of cybersecurity with Freddie Mac. She is a graduate of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University and holds an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certification.
Fairfax County, Virginia
Michael Dent is the Chief Information Security Officer for Fairfax County, Virginia. Dent joined the county in 2002 after managing the security program for information technology at the Virginia Department of Corrections. Dent was the catalyst for establishing the enterprise-wide IT security mission, has developed a County-wide policy and comprehensive IT security and privacy program; and directs the development and enforcement of County-wide information security policies, standards and procedures. Dent is serving his seventh term as chairman of the Council of Governments Chief Information Security Officers group within the National Capitol Region. Under Dent’s leadership, the NCRNet is going through several processes to assess and address the current Cybersecurity Framework to ensure compatibility with the recent release of the National Cyber Security Framework. Additionally, since the NCRNet delivered one of the very first National Capitol Region Data Exchange Hubs, which allows participating jurisdictions the ability to securely share and exchange CAD to CAD (Computed Aided Dispatch) information to expedite 9-1-1 mutual aid response.
Crowell & Moring
Robert Burton is a partner with Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group. He is a nationally-recognized federal procurement attorney, an expert witness on government contracts issues in federal court and arbitration proceedings, and a leader who assists government contractors with navigating the complex procurement process. A 30-year veteran of procurement law and policy development, Burton served in the Executive Office of the President as deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), the nation’s top career federal procurement official. He also served as acting administrator for two years. As deputy administrator of OFPP, Burton was responsible for the government’s acquisition policy and procurement guidance to all executive branch agencies. He also served as the executive director of the Chief Acquisition Officers Council, managed the activities of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council and the Cost Accounting Standards Board. Prior to OFPP, Burton spent over 20 years as a senior acquisition attorney with the Department of Defense.
Jim Gfrerer is an executive director in EY’s Cyber Program Management group. Gfrerer has more than 25 years in technology, management and leadership roles with a diverse background in government, military, academia and the commercial sector. In government, Gfrerer led multiple major HR IT efforts to include early web-based, mobile and Y2K program management efforts. Gfrerer has worked cybersecurity policy issues for the Department of Defense and as part of an interagency team working at the Department of State. Gfrerer has Board of Director experience around cybersecurity and digital matters and has worked with CIOs and CISOs on board-level matters. Gfrerer’s current major work is in the field of the industrial Internet of Things, working matters of IT/OT convergence and related cybersecurity efforts. Gfrerer earned his B.S. in computer science from the U.S. Naval Academy, an M.S. in resource strategy from the National Defense University and a CIO Certificate from the National Defense University.
The MITRE Corporation
Michael Aisenberg is a Principal Cyber Security Counsel in the Center for National Security of The MITRE’ Corporation’s Defense and Intelligence FFRDC. Aisenberg has a career-long record as a leader in Washington’s information technology policy community, bridging information technology interests in government and industry with public policymakers. Trained as an attorney, Aisenberg has held numerous leadership roles in industry and government policy bodies. He currently serves as chair of the Information Security Committee at the American Bar Association and is a senior fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at The George Washington University. Aisenberg directed government relations for VeriSign from 2000 to 2007 and Digital Equipment Corporation from 1981 to 1997. He graduated from the University of Maine School of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Advanced Cybersecurity Group
Geoff Hancock is the CEO at the Advanced Cybersecurity Group. He leads the organization in the development of cybersecurity best practice for commercial and federal customers. Hancock has spent 25 years in cybersecurity. His experience includes active defense, intelligence, conducting red/blue team operations, managing investigations and developing threat modeling programs across Department of Defense, Intel Community, civilian agencies and corporations. He serves on several federal/commercial task forces advising on operations, active defense and cyber-deterrence. He currently serves as a senior fellow at The George Washington Center for Cybersecurity, chairman of the Federal CIO/CISO Alliance and is co-chair of the Cyber Intelligence Task Force at INSA.
Tom Weithman serves as the president and chief investment officer for MACH37 and the managing director of the CIT GAP Funds. As a founder of MACH37, Weithman brings 12 years prior early stage and cybersecurity investment experience to his present role. Formed by Weithman in 2005, CIT GAP Funds has gained national recognition as one of the nation’s most active early stage venture funds and a premier provider of capital to cybersecurity startups. Through MACH37, Weithman has funded 50+ seed stage cybersecurity companies. CIT GAP Funds has provided early funding to 13 additional early stage cybersecurity companies including Invincea (acquired by Sophos), ADI (acquired by Silicom), SpydrSafe (acquired by Okta) and 4Front Security (acquired by Symantec). CIT GAP Funds active cybersecurity portfolio includes Distil Networks, DivvyCloud, ID.me, PFP Cybersecurity and ThreatQ.
Lisa Altman serves as senior vice president of Public Relations at Jaffe PR. Altman served as director of public affairs for Washington Metro/Virginia Region Operations of Comcast Corp. since 2005. She oversaw all internal and external communications. As the primary spokesperson for Comcast in the Washington area, she earned a reputation as a steadfast, well-informed and articulate source to key media both locally and nationally. Earlier in her career, she worked at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide and Eisner Petrou and Associates where she provided communications support to clients. Altman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a concentration in public relations as well as a degree in women’s studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.
David Schaefer serves as president and CEO of AHT Insurance. Under Schaefer’s leadership, AHT has achieved national recognition as a “Best Place to Work in Insurance” and a “Top 100 Broker” for its technology and management liability insurance programs. Schaefer led the development of AHT’s proprietary D&O loss prevention program, Ensuring Integrity, which has been instrumental in helping clients minimize price increases on these policies. He also helped design MyRiskTracker, an insurance certificate management and compliance system for real estate and multi-national risks. Schaefer is a founding member and past chair of TechAssure and has testified before standing committees of the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget about corporate risk management and insurance issues. Prior to joining AHT in 1987, Schaefer worked in the information technology services group at McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
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