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Glen Ellyn, IL
September 26, 2023

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Martin Swinney • 331-***-**** • Winfield, IL

Seized security opportunities, took on tough challenges and drove ideas and plans forward with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. Able to pivot to solution focus and inspires others to do the same. Diligent, respected, and optimistic executive business leader and IT professional with comprehensive expertise in updating and maintaining infrastructure, hardware, and application deployment within the Healthcare environment. Excellent capacity to quickly understand technical problems, forecast outcomes, and communicate project challenges to the team to find effective and sustainable solutions. Comfortable at the intersection of security, technology and business. Qualifications Summary

● Highly adaptable security leader with the natural analytical, research, and investigative skills to examine a complex issue, uncover the basic elements, and develop effective strategies to work through the challenges.

● Engaging, approachable, and articulate communicator and listener with strong public speaking skills to explain complex issues for large non-technical audiences to understand. Career Experience

Common Spirit Health, Chicago, IL October 2019 – May 2023 Senior Director

Direct 45 team members and hired/coached 3 Assoc. Director’s and 2 Managers in IT Security. Report to the CIO. Served 200K employees across 200 Hospitals, 700+ clinics, and 110 eldercare centers, plus 75 additional centers.

● Establish the operating model for IT to cultivate an enterprise-wide working environment focused on security business objectives, digital platforms, and effective operating protocols.

● Coordinate primary departments including Internal & External Asset Protection, Data Security, Security Protection & Monitoring, and Security Budgeting & Planning.

● Encourages diverse thinking to develop fresh ideas that provide solutions to workplace challenges and opportunities.

● Developing and implementing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy that aligns with the organization's business goals and risk tolerance.

● Lead the team in the identification, assessment, and mitigation of cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities that could potentially impact the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information and systems.

● Established and enforced security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure consistent and effective security practices throughout the organization.

● Promoted cybersecurity awareness among employees and conducting regular training programs to educate staff about best practices and the importance of security.

● Developed and tested incident response plans to effectively handle and mitigate security breaches, data breaches, and other cybersecurity incidents.

● Oversaw the design, selection, implementation, and management of security technologies and solutions, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption, authentication, and more.

● Ensured that the organization adheres to relevant cybersecurity regulations, industry standards, and compliance requirements, such as GDPR, PCI DSS, and others.

● Assessed and managed cybersecurity risks associated with third-party vendors and partners that have access to the organization's systems or data.

● Conducted regular security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing to identify and address potential weaknesses in the organization's security posture.

● Implemented Mobile Device Management (MDM), Email Security as well as Backup and Recovery Software across the organization.

● Provided regular reports to senior management and the board of directors about the organization's cybersecurity status, threats, incidents, and mitigation efforts. AMITA Health, Arlington Heights, IL February 2012 – September 2019 Senior Regional Director / Information Services

Directed all IT Security planning, deployment, troubleshooting, and support for AMITA Applications, Security & Services, Solutions, and Infrastructure functions at hospitals located in the AMITA South Region, including Home Health, Hospice, and Physical Therapy Service lines. Led 25 team members and hired/directed 3 Managers,across 6 hospitals.

● Contributed to the overall business strategy and strategic enterprise capability planning to create a measurable IT strategic plan and roadmap in alignment with the general mission of the organization.

● Led the implementation of multi-factor authentication (MFA) and identity and access management (IAM) solutions to enhance authentication and authorization processes.

● Oversaw the implementation Patch Management Software and process for the delivery of patches.

● Led a two-year project to update or replace all end-user computing devices including an OS upgrade, and the deployment of thin clients, desktops, tablets, laptops, and peripheral devices.

● Created a culture of collaboration across the enterprise to facilitate cost controls, promote effective strategies, and share proprietary solutions to realize business goals.

● Defined a comprehensive IT governance model to maintain the integrity of systems, monitor threats and security policies, and support best business practices to reduce risk to the organization

● Continuously evaluated trends and innovation in technology to find opportunities to increase systems security, mitigate threats, and offer competitive advantages.

● Establish and install new segmented network and a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to improve overall network security and address the organizations demands.

Kimberly-Clark Healthcare (KCH), Neenah, WI 2010 – 2012 Senior Lead Consultant

Advised leadership on domestic/international business projects. Led solutions teams to mitigate risk, scope, and complexity. Designed, developed, and reviewed complex project plans and budgets. Reported to the Global VIP of the Application group.

● Contributed to the SAP upgrade and consolidation project involving 7 distinct SAP deployments for each KCH region.

● While working on the SAP upgrade I consulted on site, with the Latin America and China Region teams who were implementing the system.

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Tallahassee, FL 2009 – 2010 Interim Director IT Infrastructure Services

Reported to the CIO/VP of IT and led 19 team members and 3 Managers focused on Solutions, Systems Support, Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Technology, and Application Services to ensure tactical and operational alignment with objectives.

● Overhauled the IT department under the direction of the CIO. Designed new architecture and assigned staffing requirements to meet organizational goals.

● Collaborated with executive leadership to establish, develop, and execute a digital and technology business strategy to support daily operations. Reported to the CIO and CFO. NAVTEQ, Chicago, IL 2002 – 2009

Senior Manager IS Architecture

Directed 12 team members and reported to the CIO and VP-IS with the responsibility to develop and administer budgets and staffing for a digital mapping business venture selling maps to Garmin, Google, and other companies.

● Understands globalization and the interconnected nature of the world. Appreciates and leverages the capabilities, insights and ideas of all individuals; knows how to work effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities and geographies. Coordinated and facilitated integrations, change management initiatives, technology standards, capacity planning, and performance reporting.

● Deployed high-speed internet and constantly upgraded systems as new technologies were available to strengthen business processes for the Global Infrastructure and Applications Architecture team.

● Lead global infrastructure deployment across the world, Italy, Eygpt, Germany and China onsite and the United States.

Additional Professional Experience

Senior Manager IT Infrastructure (Global), TELLABS, Lisle, IL, 1987 - 2002 Directed 15 team members across the world and reported to the CIO and VP-IS with the responsibility for global deployment of Infrastructure. in countries such as China, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. Staff SGT. 5th Group S.F., US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 1980 - 1987 While serving in the US Army I achieved the rank of E6 (Staff Sergeant) and service as a communication team member of my team, 5th Group Special Forces. I also served with the 82nd Airborne, and also the 1/75th Ranger Regiment.


Bachelor of Science, Computer & Information Sciences, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL Masters of Science, Economics. Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. Licenses & Certifications

● Microsoft, CompTIA, Project Management Certifications, and classes in CCNA

● Industry Concepts: AGILE, Project Management, Six Sigma, ITIL, ITSM

● Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

● Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Technical Skills

● Tools (Hardware): CISCO Routers, Long Haul Switches, Servers, Data Warehouse

● Technologies (Software/Languages): an understanding of various languages and applications

● Working Knowledge of AWS Cloud technologies, mainly on the services of VPC, EC2, and S3 data lakes.

● MS Office, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Service Now, GoogleCloud Computing: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Serverless Computing, Virtual Machines, Storage, Deployment.

● Networking: TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, Network Protocols, Routing, Troubleshooting.

● Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, macOS, Command-line Interfaces, System Administration, Shell Scripting.

● Experience with JSON, YAML, CloudFormation,NIST, MFA, IDP GDPR, HIPAA HCISPP, PCI and DSS.

● Databases: Oracle & Microsoft SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Data Modeling, Querying, Management.

● Establishing clear security policies and procedures sets the expectations for how employees should handle and protect sensitive information and use network resources. Skills:

● Threat detection and analysis

● Incident response and management

● Security information and event management (SIEM)

● Network security and monitoring

● Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention systems

● Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing

● Security policy construction, development, implementation, and management.

● Risk assessment and management

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