Gary Sprague is the Director of Information Security – Compliance and Privacy at Rent-A-Center. Gary was asked to resume the Compliance role when a Sr. Director left Rent-A-Center. He also assumed the Privacy role at that time. He is key in the digital transformation, litigation support, forensics and is responsible for Cyber Security Engineering / Operations.

Prior to Rent-A-Center, Gary held Cyber Security leadership positions at Verizon, Country Wide, and Bank of America. In these organizations he held leadership positions contributing and strengthening various areas of their security posture.

Earlier in his career he was involved in development leading the team in writing commercial code for a machine vision system.

He holds a master’s degree in both Business Administration and Information Assurance along with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.