Risé Jacobs is the Senior Vice President, Technology at Astoria Bank and is responsible for collaborating with the business leaders to design and deliver IT services to the Bank. She has been with Astoria since 2001, and has been in Information Technology for over 25 years. Ms. Jacobs and her team have been awarded the Best Practices award by the Technology Managers Forum and she recently received the Diamond Award from LISTnet for her achievements and leadership in technology. Ms. Jacobs also received an Individual Performance Award from the Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP) for contributions to the organization and the technology profession. She is on the membership committee of the Wall Street Technology Association and the Board of the LI/NYC chapter of the AITP. She has presented to organizations including the AITP, Technology Managers Forum and InfraGard. Ms. Jacobs has an MBA from Baruch College and holds several certifications, including Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and the CISSP.