Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Catholic Health Initiatives
Sheryl Rose, an experienced IT security and audit professional, has been Chief Information Security Officer since 2010 at Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is the nation's third largest, comprised of 103 hospitals and a variety of other health-based facilities spanning the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care in 17 states.
In her role as CISO, Sheryl has responsibility for all aspects of IT security, ranging from 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 the Vice President of Global Security Operations. She has also worked at Wells Fargo and Price Waterhouse Coopers.
Sheryl earned a master's degree in computer information systems from Regis University and an undergraduate degree in accounting. She holds several professional certifications: CISA (certified information systems auditor), CISM (certified information security manager), and CRISC (certified in risk and information systems control).