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Valerie has more than 20 years of experience in higher education information security, focusing on program development and management, information security training and awareness programs, and community building activities.
Prior to joining Vantage, Valerie was the Senior Manager of the Cybersecurity Program at EDUCAUSE. In that role, she spearheaded the association’s annual Security Professionals Conference, the Campus Security Awareness Campaign, and served as the managing editor of the EDUCAUSE REVIEW Security Matters blog column. Valerie also facilitated several complex program initiatives while at EDUCAUSE, seamlessly connecting the activities of internal teams and external community groups.
Valerie received her B.S. from James Madison University.