Robert is the Vice President, Information Security and Compliance for First American Payment Systems. He is responsible for the Information Security and Compliance for First American Payment Systems’ portfolio of companies. Responsibilities include establishing strategy for IT governance and security operations and for the e-commerce services in multiple market verticals, while providing foundational controls to meet demanding compliance reporting requirements

Robert’s career spans over 20 years in leading global teams in the delivery of IT Security operations. Robert has been influential in designing and leading operations at Dell Services, Dell SecureWorks, Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., Bell Helicopter, Textron and Ameritech. Robert also has consulting experience obtained while working at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Robert has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Science Degree from Walsh College of Business and Accountancy. Robert has completed the Executive Leadership Program at Thunderbird - Gavin School of International Management. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), ITILv3 and a Certified Six-Sigma Green Belt.