Sherry Desbrough

Summary

Results orientated leader within Information Technology Management with extensive experience in security, regulatory compliance and IT Operations. Outstanding productivity implementing IT systems and IT Project Management. Unique combination of expertise in IT Audit, IT management and Accounting. Dynamic leader and team builder, consistently motivating others toward success. Consistently exceeds goals and targets.

Work History

Work History
May 2006 - Present

Information Security Advisor

IBM
  • Manage outsourced IT suppliers ensuring compliance with client Policies and SLAs.
  • Develop, analyze and maintain consolidated views of global security metrics.
  • Advise clients on information security related concerns.
  • Develop and streamline IT operational process to increase efficiencies.
  • Monitor and evaluated threat landscape.
  • Monitor the Symantec Enterprise Security Management (ESM) Compliance program.
  • Perform team motivation, evaluations and assessments.
Apr 2009 - Present

Adjunct Faculty

University of Phoenix

·Facilitates online classes in Wireless Networking.

May 2005 - May 2006

IT Manager

http://www.controlsolutions.com/

Led consulting engagements for IT audit including SOX, Risk Assessments and GLBA compliance audits.

  • Developed testing plans, control matrices, process workflows and narratives.
  • Performed audit testing and documentation.
  • Developed and aligned controls with COBIT, ISO17799, SOX and GLBA.
  • Consulted with clients on IT Best Practices.
  • Engagements were both domestic and international.
Aug 1999 - May 2005

Assistant Vice President

Overall responsibility for IT Services including staff, data center and applications supporting banking operations.

  • Reported directly to the President.
  • Aligned IS initiatives with strategic plan of bank.
  • Developed and monitored SOX Control Framework.
  • Developed and managed IT Budget.
  • Performed team motivation, evaluations and assessments.
  • Modernized IT infrastructure including implementing VoIP.
  • Reduced telephone expense by 30% per year through technology implementation.
  • Designed and implemented Information Security Program that achieved consistent high scores from bank audits.
  • Implemented and Supported Jack Henry 20/20 software and ancillary products.
  • Managed and implemented core banking system and ancillary products.
  • Automated nightly system update processes.
  • Achieved two promotions in five years.
  • 2003 Cisco Growing with Technology Award.
  • 2000 Microbanker Magazine Honorable Mention for process improvement.
  • Served as President of Jack Henry 20/20 Great Lakes User Group
Jun 1998 - Aug 1999

IT Operations Manager

http://www.carhartt.com

Overall responsibility for IT operations including staff, data center and operational processes.

  • Contributed to LAN design project for newly constructed distribution center.
  • Developed and managed IT Budget.
  • Developed and tested comprehensive Business Recovery Plan for entire company.
  • Streamlined procedures to eliminate redundancies and reduce errors.
  • Performed team motivation, evaluations and assessments.
Sep 1977 - Jun 1998

IT Operations Manager

Overall responsibility for IT operations including staff, data center and operational processes.

  • Developed Information Services Department from ground up.
  • Developed and managed IT Budget.
  • Responsible for cost accounting and production scheduling.
  • Software Plus Payroll/Human Resources and Kronos implementation and support.
  • Performed team motivation, evaluations and assessments.

Education

Education
Sep 2003 - Jun 2005

Masters Degree

Walsh College
Sep 1997 - Jun 1999

Bachelors Degree

Skills

Skills

OS/400

COBIT

Sarbanes Oxley

ISO17799

Project Management

Security

Compliance

Certifications

Certifications

ITIL Foundations

United Kingdom's Office of Government Commerce

MBCI

Business Continuity Institute

GSEC

Sans Organization

CCSP

Cisco

CISSP

ISC2

CISM

ISACA

CGEIT

ISACA