The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI), Maryland’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the local cybersecurity ecosystem, today announced the appointment of Dr. Gwen Greene and Sarah Woods to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is composed of 22 highly regarded technology and cybersecurity leaders who leverage their knowledge and networks to expand the organization’s programming to best serve CAMI’s 600 members, and the overarching Maryland cybersecurity community.
Dr. Greene, Founder, CEO and Senior Information Systems Security Engineer at Applied Information Technology (AiTech), LLC, holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology and CISSP certification. She has held chair-level positions for a variety of nonprofit organizations including her time as Diversity Chair for CAMI, where she helped build and strengthen a women-centric cybersecurity network. Also joining the Board of Directors, Woods is a senior executive marketing professional and nonprofit leader with over 25 years of experience in cybersecurity, biotechnology, consumer products, education, and healthcare. She holds an MBA and currently serves as the President of VenturePotential, LLC.
“It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Dr. Greene and Ms. Woods to the Board of Directors,” said Gregg Smith, Board Chairman of CAMI, CEO of Attila Security. “Both are exceptional leaders who bring with them a wealth of industry experience and business knowledge that will enhance CAMI’s ability to achieve its vision of creating a more cyber prepared Maryland.”
Additionally, CAMI welcomes six new Advisory Council members including Darren Death, VP of Information Security and CISO at ARSC; Samara Moore, Security Assurance, Energy Specialist at Amazon Web Services; Phil Mellinger, Chief Security Office at Tower Federal Credit Union; Ed Roberts, Outreach and Recruitment Officer at CCBC; Kyle Waggoner, Director Information Security at Perdue Farms; and Judith Emmel, (Ret.) Director, State, Local and Community Relations at the National Security Agency. The Advisory Council, now 16 members strong, plays a critical role by providing guidance on industry trends and emerging opportunities to the Board of Directors.
“We are excited to have onboarded our new Advisory Council members and are eager to begin further enhancing our programs and offerings,” stated Tasha Cornish, Executive Director of CAMI.
The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) is a statewide, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization established in 2015. CAMI is Maryland’s only organization solely dedicated to the growth of Maryland’s cybersecurity industry. The organization strives to help members form connections with each other, industry resources and potential private and public sector buyers. Additionally, CAMI provides free cybersecurity incident response advice to Maryland businesses with its Cyber SWAT Team, composed of select organization members.