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|Job title of nominated professional (or team name)||Senior Information Assurance Analyst|
|Company (where nominated professional or team is working)||ShorePoint, Inc.|
|Company size (employees)||100 to 499|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
Ann is a Senior Information Assurance Analyst for ShorePoint, Inc., serving as a Subject Matter Expert to multiple clients where she provides advice and counsel to senior executives with strategy, implementation, compliance and reporting requirements for enterprise security programs. She ensures collaborative, prioritized, and streamlined compliance with federal mandates, national policy, best practices and performance measurement. Ann coordinates/facilitates execution of strategic initiatives and has a proven record of effectively interacting with leadership, management, operational and technical staff.
Over the past year, Ann has demonstrated leadership in driving stakeholder engagement and strategic actions on evolving guidance and White House Administration priorities through participation on progressive and ambitious enterprise cybersecurity programs in the public sector. Ann’s strategic role across these programs has her operating and providing strategic insights at the fulcrum of cyber modernization initiatives across government – with relevance to federal, state, local, and all 16 critical infrastructure sectors. Ann has directly contributed to guidance, insights, and strategies related to evolving metrics that should be considered in future iterations of FISMA, methods to measure and ensure adoption of Zero Trust as an administration priority codified in EO 14028, and achieved the latest industry standard certifications such as the Forrester Zero Trust certification.
Ann has consistently gone above and beyond both for the company and for her clients. She is routinely sought after for her cybersecurity thought leadership and input into challenging issues of the day. Ann identifies cyber governance guidance and mapping to mandates from a range of sources including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) 800-53, 800-37 Risk Management Framework, Cybersecurity Framework, NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, Cyber Executive Orders, relevant OMB Circulars and Memoranda. She remains on top of the newest guidance, as reflected in her Forrester Zero Trust certification achieved in December.
As a contractor in the federal government space, Ann has consistently made significant and impactful contributions to the mission of the clients she supports. She has built strong relationships with key stakeholders within the organizations she supports, which when combined with her in-depth research and vision has enabled her clients to excel in achieving department and agency goals.
Ann has demonstrated thought leadership for both the company and her clients. She is always considered “a step ahead” and puts herself routinely in the mind of the client when she is offering innovative solutions, strategies, and approaches. Her ability to “connect-the dots” for her clients enables them to successfully meet their objectives.
Ann has the ability to correlate data across emerging memoranda and consistently shifting stakeholder priorities to inform priorities and risks for her clients. As a result, she is often tasked with large and strategic responsibilities for her clients and is routinely recognized for her positing attitude and willingness to collaborate with the team.