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Annie McIntyre is a member of the board of directors for Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA), a nonprofit organization that facilitates the development and dissemination of educational and informational resources intended to upskill the current workforce and to cultivate the next generation of professionals engaged in securely and safely operating mission critical infrastructure while protecting the physical and economic security, health, and safety of the public.
Annie is the Director of Security at EverLine. Prior to EverLine, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ardua Strategies, a provider of solutions for the cyber and operational security issues of energy and infrastructure. Prior to founding Ardua Strategies, Annie was a Principal Member of Technical Staff and Program Manager at Sandia National Laboratories. Her research areas at Sandia included threats, vulnerabilities, and protection of critical infrastructure systems, and cyber security for fossil and renewable energy systems. She managed the Sandia-Forest City Strategic Partnership program for sustainability, and participated in programs such as the Institute for Infrastructure Information Protection (I3P), and National SCADA Test Bed. Annie conducted the first cyber analysis of a renewable system in 2007 for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Prior to work in critical infrastructure, Annie worked extensively in the defense sector on information warfare and survivability, serving as IO Laboratory Chief and Information Warfare Lead for Future Combat Systems Assessments at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. She previously served as New Mexico Regional Manager for Concurrent Technologies Corporation, a defense and energy contractor, and performed systems analysis and engineering in the bioinformatics field for Molecular Informatics, Inc. Throughout her career, she has worked closely with the U.S. Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, and Defense.
Annie conducts extensive work on security policies as they relate to energy and infrastructure. She served as an author for the American Petroleum Institute’s SCADA Security Standard (1164v2), serves on the Advisory Council at the North American Energy Standards Board, and has served as a Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Technology Leadership Institute.
Annie earned her M.S. from Troy University and B.S. from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
Since its founding, leaders in business, government and industry have turned to Mission Critical Global Alliance as a trusted resource dedicated to enhancing the resilience of mission critical infrastructure. As a nonprofit organization with expertise in advocacy, skills standards development, education, research, workforce development and professional certifications, we help protect the physical and economic security, health, and safety of the public.