Brenda Ferraro brings decades of first-hand experience addressing the third-party risks associated with corporate vendors, services, and data handling companies. In her quest to economize third-party risk, she organized a myriad of stakeholders and devised an approach to manage risk, receiving recognition from regulators and a multitude of Information Security and Analysis Centers (ISACs). In her role with Wells Fargo, Brenda is transforming third party into a cutting-edge program focused on building a single-solution ecosystem that removes the complexities of Third-Party Risk Management by way of a common, simple, and affordable platform, framework, and governance methodology. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Brenda led organizations through control standardization, incident response, process improvements, data-based reporting, strategic program redesign and governance at companies including Prevalent, Aetna, Coventry, Arrowhead Healthcare Centers, PayPal/eBay, Charles Schwab, and Edwards Air Force Base. In 2020 she was awarded the Most Influential Women Leaders in AZ (AZBigMedia) and Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020 (TSR) and currently holds certifications in vBSIMM, CTPRP, ITIL, and CPM.