Roberta Stempfley serves as acting assistant secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, where she is responsible for directing CS&C and its five divisions.
Stempfley was most recently the CS&C’s deputy assistant secretary and national cybersecurity division’s director.
She previously served as chief information officer for the Defense Information Systems Agency where she led decision making, strategy development and communication, program execution alignment with other services, operation of the global information grid, information assurance and management of information technology resources.
Stempfley is the recipient of various government service awards such as Information Week Top 50 Government CIOs, 2002 DISA Technical Team of the Year for DOD-CERT, Director’s Special Act award for service during Quadrennial Defense Review and Federal Computer Week’s 2013 Federal 100.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering mathematics from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in computer science from James Madison University, as well as a National Security Management Certification on Acquisition for Senior Leaders.