Shannon M. Beltrand
Chief Information Security Officer
Shannon establishes and implements security standards and policies. She guides the executive leadership team by recommending information security investments to strengthen the defenses of internal and client-facing systems and products.
Shannon has more than 20 years of experience in information technology, with several years in information systems and overall security management. Before joining Diplomat in 2015, she held many leadership positions in technology at Data Recognition Corporation, including director of information security and service management, director of software development, and director of information services.
Shannon earned her Bachelor of Arts in American studies from Pine Manor College in Massachusetts, as well as her Master of Arts in organizational leadership and technology from St. Catherine University in Minnesota. She holds a master’s certificate in information technology project management from George Washington University and an ITIL Foundation certification from Loyalist College. Shannon is green belt–certified in Lean Six Sigma.