Chief Information Security Officer at Mathematica
Hillary's multidisciplinary background includes executive leadership in health IT and policy and leadership in privacy, security, data governance and IT systems management. Her business and law capabilities augment her strengths as an enterprise risk management professional. Her current role involves managing privacy and security risk for the IT infrastructure. Projects of interest include policy recommendations for NATO cyber defense strategy, gap analysis of data management plans, and grant funded research on mobile and telehealth applications. In her role as adjunct professor in the GWU Healthcare MBA she provides healthcare professionals with skills and know-how to manage data as an important enterprise asset and to cope with the risks and opportunities presented by an increasingly interconnected workplace. Technology risk is an inherent aspect of business management and Hillary's background uniquely positions her to understand the technical requirements and align them with business objectives for a balanced, well understood risk portfolio. Specialties: Creative troubleshooting and innovative legal and business solutions; project management; research, analytics and compilation of findings.
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Jan 2021 - Present
Chief Information Security Officer
Jan 2019 - Present
Director, Cyber Capabilities and Maturity
Set strategy and operational objectives for operational governance and risk management. Manage security awareness and training initiatives and program maturity goals.
Dec 2014 - Present
George Washington University
Co-teaching courses in the Healthcare MBA program addressing practical background in Health IT, Data and Security with a second course focused on mobile issues in healthcare and security.
Mar 2017 - Jan 2019
Information Risk Manager
Jul 2015 - Mar 2017
Chief, Information Security Branch and Senior Official for Privacy
Managed system accreditation and authorization activities, participated in reviews of FedRAMP 3PAO packages, lead FISMA reporting, and led policy and training development and execution.
Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Practitioner - Strategy & Operations
Provide federal consulting to Defense Health Agency in data governance & management of information assets. Duties include supporting Enterprise data policy development and implementation.
Apr 2012 - Sep 2013
Counsel, Privacy & Security Officer
A semantic web technology start-up, KnowMED offers innovative solutions to information interoperability challenges. Hillary's duties included contracting, business strategy and intelligence, strategic alliance development and client relationship management. Hillary managed KnowMED's federal business portfolio and functions as the point of contact in the US Capitol region. She was also responsible for development of the KnowMED privacy and security policy.
Oct 2012 - Jul 2013
George Washington University
Senior Research Associate
Provide support for DoD Military Health System Information Management division on existing Deloitte contract. Participated in drafting of enterprise Data Management Strategy and Data Management Plan. Conducted gaps analysis of existing data management plans at Military Health System and made recommendations to bring plans up to date.
Nov 2010 - Dec 2012
Casscells & Associates, L.L.C.
General Counsel & C.E.O.
General counsel and chief executive officer at healthcare consulting firm founded by The Honorable Dr. S. Ward Casscells, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.
Jan 2011 - Jun 2012
Texas Heart Institute
Consultant on TexSHIELD grant- mHealth in conflict regions
Grant-funded position researching mHealth applications in conflict regions; also developing poll around emergency/disaster preparedness in collaboration with colleagues.
Feb 2010 - Mar 2011
UT Health Science Center Houston
Independent Contractor to Dr. S. Ward Casscells, V.P. for External Relations and Public Policy
As an independent contractor to UTHSC Houston on health care reform and health policy Hillary analyzed data from public opinion polls done in collaboration with Zogby International to prepare publications based on our findings. She also tracked and reported on health reform legislation and implementation, smart/soft power developments and health IT implementation to determine how these initiatives impacted various industries and advocacy groups.
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
Cameron County/District Attorney
Assistant District Attorney- Civil Division
- Asset Forfeitures (particularly gambling cases) - Bail Bond Forfeitures - Assist Special Operations Group with case workup - Assist with White Collar Crime prosecution - Advise elected officials re: duties of office - Contract disputes - Involuntary Committment hearings (representative of the State)
Sep 2008 - Feb 2009
Advocate for the importance of funding to improve health, including messaging to Capitol Hill on behalf of scientists and researchers. Independent project on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and its potential impact of health research. Ghost-wrote op-eds for researchers on timely subjects; personally authored and published two op-eds.
Mar 2006 - Sep 2008
Supply Center Specialist
Managed Supply Center on-site at Baylor College of Medicine. Assisted with additional, smaller Supply Center sites at the College, as well as the site at University of Texas Health Science Center. Duties included customer service, maintenance of appropriate levels of inventory, troubleshooting, and assisting with events and promotions at Baylor.
Sep 2002 - Sep 2008
Baylor College of Medicine
Lead technician for Affymetrix applications; presented poster at annual genetics department retreat, attended user group meetings, validated protocols and assisted with development of new standard operating procedures; trained and oversaw technicians.
2001 - 2004
Half Price Books
Apr 1999 - Aug 2001
Square One Restaurant, INC
General manager of the front end restaurant functions; responsible for hiring new staff, training, bookkeeping, general office functions, some menu development, meeting with vendors, and wine menu updates. Oversaw the day-to-day running of the restaurant while enrolled at Texas A&M University.