June 25: Insight Session with Gary Galloway, U.S. Department of State
Event on 2013-06-25 10:00:00
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Gary R. Galloway
Office of Information Assurance
U.S. Department of State
About Mr. Galloway
Gary R. Galloway has been the Deputy Director of the Office of Information Assurance (IRM/IA) since May 2007. He also is serving as Acting Director of IRM/IA’s Enterprise Risk Division. Prior to arriving in IRM/IA, Mr. Galloway was Deputy Director and Director for Business Technology of the Office of eDiplomacy from April 2003 – May 2007, serving as Acting Office Director from July 2005 – January 2006. He has been an employee of the Department of State since 1986 and has been with the Bureau of Information Resource Management since 1996.
Mr. Galloway brings extensive knowledge of the Department’s IT infrastructure and a full understanding of the application of technology to IRM/IA’s mission of protecting the Department’s information systems and networks. Mr. Galloway began his career with the Department of Interior and worked briefly at the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Labor prior to coming to State. He came to the State Department as a programmer analyst in the Bureau of Resource Management, rising to the position of Director of Systems Operations in 1993. His tenure in IRM began as a Senior Policy Advisor to the first Chief Information Officer in State, followed by tenure as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy CIO for Architecture, Planning and Regulation.
Mr. Galloway is the recipient of numerous Department awards, including the Superior Honor Award in 2006 and the Meritorious Honor Award on multiple occasions. Mr. Galloway is an active member of the American Council for Technology (ACT) and a graduate of the prestigious Industry Advisory Council (IAC) IT Partners Program, winning the Outstanding Partner of the Year award for the Class of 2006. He is also a member of the Government Advisory Panel for IAC’s Information Security and Privacy Special Interest Group and the Symantec Government Symposium Advisory Board, in addition to serving as the Government Vice-Chair for the ACT-IAC 2009 Management of Change Conference. Mr. Galloway serves as a mentor for the ACT-IAC Voyager Program, and the Department of State Civil Service Mentoring Program. He is also a member of the Montgomery County Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors. Mr. Galloway is a member of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management, serving a co-chair of the eAFFIRM committee and has been a guest speaker for the American Electronics Association (AeA) and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).
Mr. Galloway earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy with an Information Strategies Concentration from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University. He is a native of Washington, D.C. and lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with his wife, Monroe, and son, Reginald who is a student at Princeton University.
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