Joey Longworth (MPS in Information Assurance Management, Fort Hays State University) has been working in the Information Technology field for 21 years. He started in the U.S. Navy, where he served for ten years. Following his service, Joey spent eight years as a defense contractor with the NSA, DoD, and DHS. He conducted control assessments, risk reviews, and authorization to operate recommendations. He transitioned to federal service in 2018, supporting the Marine Corps. After two years with the Marines, Joey accepted a position in 2020 supporting NASA. In addition to his MPS he holds an MBA from University of Maryland and the ISC2 CISSP certification.