Seasoned Healthcare Security Executive David Finn to Drive Strategic Direction of Top-Ranked Firm
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced that it has appointed David Finn as its first Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation. In this new role, Finn will drive the company’s thought leadership and provide overall strategic direction for CynergisTek, with an emphasis on ensuring superior client service and overseeing business initiatives.
Finn brings more than 30 years of healthcare IT experience to his new role at CynergisTek. Most recently, Finn was the Health Information Technology Officer at Symantec Corporation, a position he held for more than eight years. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President and CIO of Texas Children’s Hospital, an Integrated Delivery System in Houston, TX. During his eight years at the nationally recognized organization, Finn oversaw all information technology initiatives and managed its privacy and security programs. He also served as Executive Vice President of Healthlink, where he was responsible for IT management and HIPAA services. Additionally, Finn has held senior positions at notable firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers and IMG. He received his Bachelors of Arts from the University of Dakota, and his Masters of Arts from Angelo State University. Finn is certified in Risk and Information Systems Control and as an Information Security Manager and Information Systems Auditor.
“As we continue to integrate our print and digital security solutions, it is very exciting to bring David onboard to lead our strategic development initiatives to ensure we continue to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of information management solutions to our rapidly growing client base,” said Mac McMillan, President and Chief Strategy Officer at CynergisTek. “Having worked at both a top hospital and at leading IT and security firms across the U.S., David brings a unique combination of skills and experience to CynergisTek. David has first-hand experience dealing with the challenges that hospitals and health systems face today when it comes to IT security, and we are excited to be able to tap into his insight as we continue to develop and implement solutions that meet the IT security challenges facing provider organizations today.”
As the new Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation, Finn will manage CynergisTek’s communications initiatives to further promote its comprehensive portfolio of security and privacy solutions within the healthcare industry. Additionally, Finn will oversee all strategy, messaging, and industry relations to highlight CynergisTek’s specialized expertise in security and risk management within the healthcare industry.
“The healthcare industry is at a pivotal point where it has to change the way it looks at data, and I am excited to step into my new role at CynergisTek and launch that message,” said Finn. “CynergisTek’s broad client base and industry-recognized excellence in service delivery gives that message credibility in a community that needs to make this shift as, the threat landscape becomes more dangerous almost by the day.”
Finn will officially join CynergisTek at its first Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation on October 2, 2017.
About CynergisTek, Inc.
CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity and information management consulting firm dedicated to serving the healthcare industry. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, compliance, and document output management goals. Since 2004, the company has served as a partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. The company has been named in numerous research reports as one of the top firms that provider organizations turn to for privacy and security, and won the 2017 Best in KLAS award for Cyber Security Advisory Services.
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