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National Student Clearinghouse Names John Ramsey as Chief Information Security Officer, and Kathy McNeill as Chief Enterprise Architect

by | Dec 7, 2017 | Announcements, Clearinghouse News |

The National Student Clearinghouse announced today John Ramsey as Chief Information Security Officer, a newly created position, and Kathy McNeill as Chief Enterprise Architect.

As the organization’s senior security officer, Mr. Ramsey is responsible for the overall organizational security strategy, security program oversight and security architecture development, including all data and information security policies, standards, evaluations, roles, and organizational awareness for the Clearinghouse.

Ms. McNeill is responsible for IT architecture across the organization, providing overall direction, guidance, definition, and facilitation for the development of current and future computing architectures required to meet the Clearinghouse’s goals and strategic vision.

John Ramsey
Chief Information Security Officer

Kathy McNeill
Chief Enterprise Architect

“John Ramsey and Kathy McNeill provide the confidence and expertise required to plan for and address our daily security and architecture challenges to best serve our participating secondary and postsecondary institutions, and other clients,” said Doug Falk, Chief Information Officer for the National Student Clearinghouse. “It’s valuable to our mission, vision, executive team and board members to have these two leading experts as National Student Clearinghouse staff members.”

Mr. Ramsey was formerly the CISO for the U.S. House of Representatives and members of Congress, which has 950 sites across the entire United States and associated territories. In March 2017, he was selected as one of the top 100 CISOs globally, only one of two government CISOs selected.

Ms. McNeill comes to the Clearinghouse from Solutions Consulting in Arlington, Virginia providing technology consulting, and chief information officer and chief technology officer advisory services to many entities including PBS, QED Group and others.

“John Ramsey and Kathy McNeill provide the confidence and expertise required to plan for and address our daily security and architecture challenges to best serve our participating secondary and postsecondary institutions, and other clients.”

Doug Falk
Chief Information Officer for the National Student Clearinghouse