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Rick Roach

Chief Information Security Officer

Rick Roach

Chief Information Security Officer

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As DMI’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Rick Roach is responsible for leading security and privacy strategy, including directing the implementation and monitoring of information security standards and policies.  As a member of the executive team, he provides information security guidance throughout DMI by recommending information security investments that mitigate IT risks, strengthen policy compliance and instill trust in DMI’s information systems, supporting our government and commercial customers and partners on a global basis.

 Rick has been with DMI since 2010 and in his previous role his team focused on delivering the highest quality IT mission support to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community.

 Prior to joining DMI, Rick lead and supported National Defense projects at Unisys that included US Special Operations Command, DISA, DFAS, and Health Affairs/TRICARE Management Activity (HA/TMA).  From 2001-2006 as a Director and General Manager with Pragmatics, he developed an information assurance and network management practice focused on Federal Agencies that included DISA, NOAA, Defense Security Service (DSS), and the Department of Labor.  He managed the growth of his information assurance and network management business unit at Pragmatics to over 150% in five years.

Rick retired from the US Air Force in 2001 while serving at DISA. His military career included assignments supporting a wide variety of missions to include aircraft logistics and C4ISR programs.