Dennis McDonald is the Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Jack Henry, where he’s responsible for managing a strategy and operational framework to ensure effective business and information security alignment across the organization. He promotes innovative information security risk management through collaboration and connected planning between the business, IT, and partners to protect the company’s data, customer information, and associated assets.

Prior to joining Jack Henry, Dennis was the SVP of Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) for the Judge Group where he supported more than 100 BFSI clients and managed a $170M portfolio. Previously, Dennis ran the Business Transformation Practice for Paradigm Technology and held numerous executive positions at Wells Fargo such as SVP – Global Strategy for Technologies & Operations Group, SVP – Business & Systems Integrations for Consumer Lending, and SVP – Strategic Project & System Planning for Consumer Lending. He was also VP of Service Operations Expansion and Global Infrastructure Optimization for American Express.

Dennis is currently Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for Copper State Credit Union in Phoenix Arizona where he also chairs the IT Governance Committee.

Dennis has a degree in Engineering from Arizona Tech and studied Business Management at Ottawa University. He is an avid hockey fan and enjoys spending his free time with his wife Laura and their three adult children Matt, Erica, and Dylan.