Michele Thomas graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, with a degree in Public Affairs with minors in International Law and International Economics. Michele also studied international and contract law while there. She has 20 years of Federal service. During that time she also had an 8-year break in service in the Dot-Com community. Michele’s advanced experience encompasses Directory Services, Cybersecurity and CDM, Digital and Electronic Signatures, and Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM). In her body of work she has been a Project Manager, Program Manager, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer. Her Federal experience includes DOD, Treasury, Energy, USDA, and now Transportation.