Stacy Hughes

Stacy Hughes

Voya Financial, Inc.
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Stacy Hughes is Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Voya Financial, Inc. for Voya Financial, Inc. a leading health, wealth, and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that enable a better financial future for its clients, customers, and society.

In this role, Hughes is responsible for advancing the enterprise vision, strategy and roadmap for an industry-leading cybersecurity program and supporting Voya’s focus on providing products, solutions and technologies that help Americans become well planned, well invested and well protected. Her focus is to drive alignment of Voya’s information security investments and plans to deliver leading-edge security technologies and capabilities across Voya’s enterprise infrastructure. She also leads the effort to anticipate and proactively mitigate information security risks, while supporting business growth and innovation.

Hughes has more than 20 years of experience leading complex IT initiatives within Fortune 500 financial technology organizations, most recently as CISO at Global Payments Inc., where she also held leadership positions across governance, compliance, accounting, and audit functions. She has been an active industry leader in payment security, serving on the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council Board of Advisors and was recognized by PaymentsSource in 2020 as one of the most Influential Women in Payments.

Hughes is a member of the Susan G. Komen Southeast Regional Leadership Council after serving for over two years on the Atlanta Board. She participates in the FS-ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center) and enjoys mentoring cybersecurity students to encourage and develop the next generation of leaders. Hughes was also recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the 2021 Women of Influence, which honors those who have made significant strides in their careers and are making a difference in their communities.

Hughes holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska. She received her MBA from DeVry University-Keller Graduate School of Management, Atlanta, GA. She holds security, accounting and industry certifications including Certified in Risk and Information System Controls (CRISC) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) is a leading health, wealth and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that enable a better financial future for its clients, customers, and society. Serving the needs of 14.3 million individual, workplace and institutional clients, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $711 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2022. Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is purpose-driven and equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically, and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @Voya.

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