Oakland County, Michigan has named a new chief information security officer. Bridget Kravchenko will begin her new role today. Kravchenko is the first woman to hold the role in Oakland County. Oakland County includes the Detroit metro area, and its IT department is responsible for supporting technology services for all county and municipal offices and agencies.
Kravchenko, who was the CISO at Federal-Mogul Motorparts, is the chairperson of Michigan InfraGard, a public-private partnership with the FBI dedicated to the protection of the United States and its citizens, critical infrastructure and key resources. She also attended FBI CISO Academy in Quantico, Va.
Kravchenko led the team responsible for strategic security planning, policy, and procedure at Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Prior to that, she was the CISO at Meridian Health Plan.
“Bridget has impressive qualifications,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson in a statement. “We’re looking forward to utilizing her expertise to boost Oakland County’s information security.”