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Executive Team

FITSI's Executive team is made up of individuals who know something about business and understand the Federal IT security market.  Below are the members serving on FITSI's team:

Jim Wiggins - Executive Director and CEO
Jim possesses over 18 years direct experience in information technology management with the past 14 years focused on information systems security. In Jim’s "for profit" life he has served as both the Chief Technology Officer for a boutique training organization as well as been a partner in a highly successful technology consulting firm. He has managed, designed, operated and audited IT systems over his career. He also has an extensive background in technical education and specializes in security related courses targeted at Federal and government contracting clients.

He has taught cybersecurity classes at the following organizations: Department of State, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense - Joint Staff, Booz Allen Hamilton, IBM, KPMG, Kearney and Company and many more.

Additionally, Jim is the founder and executive director of the Federal IT Security Institute (FITSI). FITSI is a 501c6, non-profit organization that provides a role-based IT security certification program targeted at the federal workforce.

Jim is also the executive director of the FITSI Foundation. The FITSI Foundation is 501c3 public charity that runs the Wounded Warrior Cyber Combat Academy (W2CCA).

Currently as a contractor, Jim provides education and training support for the Federal Network Resilience Division at DHS and its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program.

In 2011, the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) named him “Educator of the Year” for the impact he continues to make in the federal workforce.

Jim holds the following IA/IT security certifications: CISSP,ISSEP, CISM, CISA, SCNA, SCNP, CAP, IAM, IEM, SSCP, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, LPT, TICSA, CIWSA, Security+, and MCSE: Security and FITSP-M.

Amee Devine - COO
Amee is a successful business woman who has run a number of training organizations and programs in her 20+ year professional career.  In the 1990's she ran a successful FutureKids franchise and until 2002 she was involved with an IT training company in Northern Virginia.  From 2002 to the present she's been involved in a small private boutique IT training company focusing on IT security training courses such as CISSP, Ethical hacking, Security+, etc.

Amee has an MBA from Penn State.