Brian Smith is CCSI’s IT Security Manager, responsible for the organization's Security Program Management in partnership with the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer (CCO) and the Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO). Brian has worked in diverse areas of nonprofit, Fortune 500, Local Government, Healthcare, and Private Sector practices. 

Most notably, he worked to implement the Federal-mandated Positive Train Control initiative on Class I railroads nationwide, as well as district-wide meter-reading systems to support critical infrastructure in underserved areas of Colorado. His work in local government earned him the District Recognition of Organizational Performance (DROP) award. Lending to his diverse experience, Brian holds ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification. 

Brian has spent the greater portion of his career working for nonprofits, serving the work dedicated to providing equitable services for families and individuals. He earned a Bachelor’s in Information Technology, a Master’s in Management, and is currently pursuing a Juris Master from Florida State University’s College of Law with a concentration in Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Technology Risk Management.