Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Security Management Consultant, Impact Makers

Chuck Ross joined Impact Makers in early 2016 as a Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Security Consultant, after a 9+ year career in both public and private sector IT & Security Auditing and IT Risk Management Services. Chuck’s work to date at Impact Makers has touched multiple clients in both Virginia state government and Virginia’s higher education providers. In these engagements, he conducted security control and technical configuration assessments, and conducted IT Security Audits against best practice frameworks including compliance roadmaps for remediation efforts. He has also developed IT Security Policies and procedures to facilitate communications between organizational business and IT staff to ensure improved security operations.

Chuck has delivered both tactical and strategic cybersecurity assessments and recommendations to a portfolio of clients, primarily based off of the NIST 800-53, SEC 501, and ISO-27002 security frameworks. He has also worked with client’s senior management to directly ensure that assessment recommendations are prioritized and implemented in and efficient and effective manner to best strengthen the security posture of the respective enterprises.

Chuck is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and holds a Masters in Information Technology Management. As well, Chuck is an active member of ISACA.