Stacy Mill is currently the VP of IT and CISO at Nashville Electric Service with accountability for all IT strategy and execution across corporate systems and cybersecurity. NES is the 11th largest Public Power Utility in the US. Prior to NES, Stacy served as the Chief Technology Officer for the State of Kansas, as the state’s top technology executive, playing an integral role in the strategic direction, development, and evolution of our state’s digital strategy across all technology stacks including information security and privacy. As CISO and VP, Enterprise Risk and Global Compliance, for Spirit AeroSystems, Stacy lead global compliance and cybersecurity strategy.
Stacy has developed many global teams across several industries. At KAR Global, an auction corporation which operates a complete auction solution throughout North America and UK, she built the business continuity, disaster recovery, security architecture, security operations, information risk and compliance strategy and teams. At Yum, Stacy built a dynamic international team to address all aspects of information security across Yum Brands, Inc. spanning 120 countries. Under her strategic leadership, Yum Brands achieved global PCI/SOX/HIPAA/Safe Harbor compliance, built out underlying security infrastructures and kept ahead of the myriad of US and international data and privacy laws. Stacy started in security as Humana Military’s Chief Security Officer after holding numerous positions in her 17-year career in IT at Humana Inc. She worked closely with the Department of Defense as a member of the Information Assurance Work Group (IAWG) in support of the Tricare Management Agency and DITSCAP/DIACAP initiatives. Lastly, Stacy gives back to the Information Risk community through her work with the Executive Women’s Forum, serves as vice chair of the Utility Technology Council’s Technology Division, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Utility Technology Association.