Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Gina is responsible for planning and coordinating all operational and administrative activities across the CIS staff. She serves as a problem troubleshooter and project catalyst for CIS’ strategic efforts. In addition, Gina manages the implementation of Agile methods and processes across CIS. Gina was named to the position in May 2018.
Prior to accepting her current position, Gina served as Senior Director of Operations and Security Services for the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®) at CIS for three years.
As Senior Director for Operations and Security Services, her responsibilities included project management and oversight of CIS’ Cyber Intelligence organization, the MS-ISAC’s 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC), and the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). In addition, Gina was responsible for establishing and managing the teams responsible for the following CIS security services: Operations Engineering, Application Development, Operations Data Intelligence (ODI), and the Vulnerability Management Program (VMP).
Gina began her career with CIS in 2012 as a Security Operations Analyst. She has also held other leadership and technical positions at CIS, including Security Operations Manager and Senior Director of Security Operations.
Prior to joining CIS, Gina held a variety of management positions in commercial retail.
Gina holds an undergraduate degree in Network Administration and is currently pursuing an advanced degree in Management Information Systems. She has achieved Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) credentials in Project Management and as a Certified Intrusion Analyst; she is also trained in Agile leadership and Agile frameworks.
Gina is based at CIS headquarters in East Greenbush, N.Y.