Jenny Menna is a Vice President and Cybersecurity Partnership Executive at U.S. Bank. She leads collaboration initiatives with industry and government to advance the cybersecurity posture of U.S. Bank, and the financial sector as a whole. She also leads U.S. Bank’s Information Systems Security Intelligence, cyber exercise, education and awareness, and Business Line Information Security Officer teams. Her industry leadership roles include the Global Cybersecurity Alliance Advisory Board, the Financial Top Level Domain Board of Directors, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s Threat Intelligence Committee.
Jenny is a nationally recognized cybersecurity leader, with substantial achievements in building large-scale information technology and security programs and plans across government and the private sector. She brings nearly 20 years experience in leadership roles in cybersecurity, information sharing, systems development and integration, and critical infrastructure protection.
Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Jenny held a variety of executive leadership positions in the Department of Homeland Security component responsible for securing federal civilian, state and local government and critical infrastructure networks, as well as for coordinating cyber incident response. Her responsibilities ranged from industry outreach to front-line operational and technical activities – including serving as US-CERT Director, to leading national-level policy initiatives. She received awards for her work under both the Bush and Obama Administrations, and the inaugural Excellence Award from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center for her leadership in advancing state and local government cybersecurity. She was selected for the Senior Executive Service in 2009.
Jenny received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Chicago, and was selected as Career Chairman and Board Member for their DC Alumni organization. She was certified as a Project Management Professional, and recently passed her Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam.