Associate Director, Policy & Compliance
Ed has over 20 years of experience in IT, including various leadership roles. Ed joined the VUMC Enterprise Cybersecurity (VEC) team in 2022 and currently serves as the Associate Director of the VEC Policy and Compliance department. In his role, Ed works with VUMC Leadership in the creation, coordination and execution of cybersecurity/privacy policies, procedures, and compliance programs across VUMC.
Ed graduated from the State University of New York (SUNY) with a BT in IT - Application Software Development, and a MBA in IT Management. Ed holds the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC), and CompTIA Security+.
Prior to his current role, Ed started working at VUMC in 2019 in the Office of Internal Audit as a Senior IT Internal Auditor. Ed has previously worked as an IT Internal Auditor for the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the New York State Department of Education, and as an IT Security Specialist for the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. Ed has also served in various other IT management, programming, security, and teaching roles at various NYS agencies and NY universities. Prior to his IT career, Ed worked for over 10 years in manufacturing and trades.