Board of Advisors

With a shared mission to advance identity protection, security, and management, the Center for Identity's Board of Advisors provides guidance on all aspects of the Center's operations, including research and education programs, applications, and outreach.

A.T. Smith - Chair

Deputy Director, U.S. Secret Service (Ret.)

Susan Combs - Senior Fellow

Former Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts

John Boyd

Captain, US Navy (Ret)

MaryAnn Bruno

Director-Identity Safety Service, US Department of Veterans Affairs

Doug Bryson

Chief Executive Officer, Applied Fundamentals Consulting

Kathleen Carroll

Director of Government Relations, HID Global

Patrick Clancy

Senior Director-Solutions Strategy, MorphoTrust USA

John Danaher 

President, TransUnion Interactive

Patrick Fallon, Jr.

Section Chief-Financial Crimes, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kenneth Gantt

Deputy Director, Office of Biometric Identity Management, DHS

Patrick J. Lechleitner

Special Agent in Charge, Cyber UoE, Cyber Crimes Center, HSI

Steve McCraw

Director, Texas Department of Public Safety

Ken Meiser

Vice President, ID Analytics (serving on behalf of LifeLock) 

Hope Morgan

Director of Technology Research, Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Robert Novy

Deputy Assistant Director, U.S. Secret Service

Jesse Rivera

Chief Information Security Officer, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Paige L. Schaffer

President & COO, Generali Global Assistance - Identity & Digital Protection Services

Gary Smith

Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Mid-States Field Division, US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Kim Sutherland

Sr. Director of Identity Management Solutions, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

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