Chris Silbaugh

Army 35D O-5, Reserve

Indianapolis, IN

Years of Service: 21 years, October 1999 - Present

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Experience

Vice President of Business Development, Rofori Corporation,
April 2019 - Present

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM), U. S. Army,
April 2019 - Present

Director of Division Operations, U. S. Army,
October 2017 - April 2019

Education

Advanced Operations Course, US Army Command and General Staff Officer School,
January 2020 - December 2020

Work Experience

Vice President of Business Development April 2019 - Present

Rofori Corporation Zionsville, IN, USA

  • Directly responsible for corporate IP, information security practices, and the company's reputation.
  • Planned, resourced, and lead cybersecurity tabletop exercises.
  • Developed and maintained metrics to provide visibility to the effectiveness of the company to the CEO and board members.
  • Developed vendor management applications, vendor data privacy mapping, and third party risk management.
  • Created, resourced, and executed tabletop exercises in order to improve client incident response and data protection procedures.
  • Conducted business intelligence practices to understand the environment of cybersecurity risk management.
  • Participate as a key stakeholder on cross-functional teams to develop new technologies or identify new technologies.
  • Conducted cybersecurity risk assessments IAW NIST and other frameworks (800-171, 800-53, CMMC, HIPPA, CCPA, and GDPR) in order to bolster client cybersecurity practices.
  • Provided consultation on the aspects of threats, vulnerabilities, and compliance to clients.
  • Created a new marketing and sales plan that increased sales by 70% in 6 months, resulting in three new hires.

Vice President (VP)/General Manager (GM) April 2019 - Present

Army | 35D | O-5 | Reserve Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, USA

  • Ensured that the division was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to less experienced employees
  • Provide consultation on aspects of threats, vulnerabilities, and compliance to clients
  • Identify systemic security issues based on analysis of vulnerability and configuration data
  • Participates as a stakeholder in cross-functional teams to develop new technologies
  • Leveraged legal counsel to ensure intelligence oversight guidelines are being met.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed critical resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Ensured that the unit maintains compliance with all information security policies and procedures.

Director of Division Operations October 2017 - April 2019

Army | 35D | O-4 | Reserve Cincinnati, OH, USA

  • Led timely and accurate communication and electronic equipment planning required to support and sustain the organization's functional business units and special projects.
  • Staffed and trained 350 personnel in their roles or responsibilities to support the organization's training and logistical strategies.
  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed within a 4.5 million dollar budget and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Performed reviews and identified security and other weaknesses in solutions that may introduce risks to the organization.
  • Managed third party contracts and support worth more than 1 million annually.

Export Controls Senior Analyst October 2016 - March 2019

Cummins Columbus, IN, USA

  • Developed and maintained metrics in order to monitor improvement and communicate to stakeholders effectively.
  • Established Export Control programs at 2 new sites to include new access control processes and procedures at 3 locations nationally.
  • Directly responsible for Export Control operations in South America and EMEA resulting in zero fines.
  • Overall Information Security lead for the Export Controls team, establishing policies, procedures, and conducted applicable training to stakeholders globally
  • Lead for the Cummins cybersecurity team to assess export-controlled technology information security procedures against NIST 800-171 and the implementation of the compliance program surrounding it.
  • Assisted in the development of data loss prevention policy controls to manage controlled technology and information globally.
  • Solely responsible for the file conversion of corporate restricted confidential and confidential information to a new solution resulting in zero loss of data and the implementation of an increased security program.
  • Managed and directed third party improvements to data management solutions.
  • Conducted audits throughout Cummins locations for Information security policies and procedures.

Director Business Analytics Division November 2016 - October 2017

Army | 35D | O-4 | Afghanistan

  • Monitored business and market trends that affected the division, made competitive advantage predictions, and forecasted trends could affect operations.
  • Integrated staff input to intelligence preparation of business products for planning, decision-making, competitive strategy development, and competitive strategy effectiveness.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Coached and developed less experienced team members.
  • Leveraged threat intelligence to determine appropriate information security protocols within the organization.

Vice President of Division Operations April 2013 - October 2016

Army | 35D | O-4 | National Guard Indianapolis, IN, USA

  • Appointed as the Senior Intelligence Officer and Director of Intelligence and Security for the Indiana National Guard (Army and Air).
  • Overall responsible for information and cybersecurity threat intelligence for the Indiana National Guard (13k employees)
  • Directly responsible for the State insider threat program implemented a new program, increased trainers by 20%, and passed two DoD level inspections.
  • Directly responsible for the state intelligence support to all DSCA operations, developed close relationships with the State FBI cybersecurity team.
  • Directly responsible for all security clearance processing for the state of Indiana (background checks through TS/SCI with Polygraph) to include JPAS management. Completed all HSPD-12 requirements for 1200 employees in 1 year.
  • Developed and implemented the state Industrial Security program to include the processing of all DD254s through the contracting office. Passed the first DoD level inspection of the Industrial Security Program.
  • Developed the cybersecurity threat intelligence program for 350 military intelligence and 150 cybersecurity professionals.
  • Managed all National Guard SCIFs to include SSO's, SSRs, financial resources, intrusion detection systems, and access control management.
  • Identified and assessed the potential impact of Cybersecurity risks against established cybersecurity frameworks (NIST 800-171, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, HIPAA, etc) and implemented mitigation measures aligned with business objectives.
  • Developed and maintained metrics to manage progress and communicate with senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with stakeholder specifications and quality requirements.
  • Directed and monitored special projects and analytical responses to contingencies and special actions of the region of the organization.
  • Contributed to consensus building while at the same time offering the benefit of diverse experience and original thought at the senior leadership level.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Army Commendation Medal

January 2019

Combat Action Medal

September 2017

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

September 2017

Joint Service Achievement Medal

September 2017

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

September 2017

Armed Forces Reserve Medal

February 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

October 2014

Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

August 2014

Iraq Campaign Medal

October 2008

Bronze Star Medal

October 2008

Army Commendation Medal

March 2007

Training and Certifications

Simulation Operations

July 2011

Computer Security & Network Security Administration Course

April 2005

EDUCATION

Advanced Operations Course, Strategic Studies, International Relations, Global Security

US Army Command and General Staff Officer School, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, USA

January 2020 - December 2020 , GPA: 3.9

Strategic Studies, Operational Management, Strategic Planning, Organizational Management

US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, USA

September 2013 - September 2016 , GPA: 3.7

Masters of Business Administration, Business Management

Grantham University, Lenexa, KS, USA

May 2011 - September 2013 , GPA: 3.7

General Studies, Social and Behavioral Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Military History

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

January 2001 - May 2004 , GPA: 3.4

High School or GED

August 1996 - May 2000 , GPA: 3.2