Sheryl Rose, an experienced IT security and audit professional, has been CISO since 2010 at Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is one of the nation's largest, comprised of 105 hospitals and a variety of other health-based facilities spanning the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care in 19 states.
In her role as CISO, Rose has responsibility for all aspects of IT security including security risk management and compliance, threat management and incident response, security architecture, engineering and operations, identity/access management, and disaster recovery. She has worked in the audit and security fields for more than 20 years, gaining most of her experience in the financial services sector. Before coming to CHI, she spent 12 years at First Data as VP of global security operations. She has also worked at Wells Fargo and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Rose earned a master's degree in computer information systems from Regis University and an undergraduate degree in accounting. She holds several professional certifications including CISA, CISM and CRISC.