Kristy Mumma, Co-Owner and Vice-President for Stewart Technologies (STI), a technologies solution provider, established in 1987 to deliver bottom line results to small and mid-sized businesses. Kristy’s tenure at Stewart has seen her go from front line on-site IT support providing PC help desk, servers and desktop applications to cloud services and security, leading the Networking Services team and now Vice President, directing IT Operations & Cyber Defenses for our small to expanding corporate clients across a diverse industry base. She serves as virtual CIO, CSO and Cyber Risk Manager for her trusted business partners. During her early studies, and first years in the industry she regularly was the only female in most technical coursework, vendor training, industry courses and certification pursuits. As such, she enjoys mentoring and guiding those new to the industry, especially females in technical roles. A greater Baltimore area native, Kristy has a BS in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and a MBA from the University of Baltimore.