Shawn Ward has over 25 years of experience in both government operations and management consulting. Shawn started his career as a police officer and detective. Shawn specializes in building and leading teams that address the intersection of technology, security, operations and policy. Shawn leads Lafayette Group’s Cybersecurity portfolio including engagements across DHS CISA including NCCIC and the CDM Program. Shawn Ward is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He received a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron.