Frank Aiello joined Maximus in August 2018 as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) responsible for overseeing and coordinating the information security program across the enterprise. He is a veteran leader with more than 28 years of business and technical experience specializing in information security, risk management, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Maximus, he was the CISO for the American Red Cross where he implemented a strategy focused on maturing its security program. He began his career in professional services, culminating in his roles as the Vice President managing the Washington, DC office for a mid-sized consulting firm and the Mid-Atlantic Technology practice leader for a Big 4 accounting firm. Over the years he consulted with large corporations across a variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, and energy, as well as Federal government agencies. In 2016 he was recognized within the industry as the ISEĀ® Northeast People's Choice Award Winner and ISEĀ® Northeast Executive Award Finalist and the Top 100 CISOs of 2021 by Security Current. He holds his Master of Science degree in Software Systems Engineering from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Penn State University.