Dave brings over 43 years of IT experience into his role as the Chief Information Security Leader at Independence Blue Cross, a southeastern Pennsylvania regional Blue Cross Plan.

Dave has been with Independence Blue Cross for over 33 years and currently leads a multi-disciplinary information security team that includes Security Operations, Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance. Beyond managing the information security organization, Dave shaped the Security Leadership Team to integrate information security practices in business and IT operations. He further chartered the Corporate Security and Privacy Council to increase corporate sponsorship and visibility bringing the information security program to the forefront of the Executive Operating Committee objectives.

Dave is a certified Computer Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified in Risk Management and Information Systems Control; he is active in the PAECTF, DVIC, ISSA, ISACA, H ISAC, IAPP and InfraGard (The FBI’s Interface with Corporations focusing on Information Technology Infrastructure).