NCUA Selects Foster as Chief Information Officer

September 2018
NCUA Selects Foster as Chief Information Officer

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 4, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration has selected Robert Foster as its Chief Information Officer, effective October 14.

“Rob’s long experience in information technology and cybersecurity make him an ideal fit for such an essential role in the agency,” NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters said.

Foster has served as the agency’s Deputy Chief Information Officer since August 2017. Prior to coming to the NCUA, Foster served as Chief Information Officer with the Department of the Navy, acting as the senior official and advisor on a variety of matters relating to information management, resources, and technology. Foster previously served as Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services and at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 2007, after a 21-year career.

Foster holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida and a master’s in information technology management from the Naval Postgraduate School. He also holds professional certificates from the Department of Defense, the National Defense University, and George Washington University.

Board Member J. Mark McWatters
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