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Andrew Williams

Director of Program Development, Coalfire

Andrew Williams is the Director of Program Development at Coalfire. In this role, he is responsible for working closely with Coalfire customers, industry bodies and regulatory authorities, and internal stakeholders to ensure Coalfire’s services, delivery, and talent are aligned to the needs of the future compliance and security landscape.

Andrew previously worked as practice director for Coalfire’s cloud assessment and risk advisory teams. As practice director, he oversaw Coalfire’s sales, delivery, and professional development strategy for all advisory and assessment personnel delivering services to cloud computing customers.

Since joining Coalfire in 2014, he has functioned as a subject matter expert for cloud compliance, cloud network architecture, cloud administrator and cloud customer access control, and secure code development. He has extensive experience with the NIST 800-53 framework and the NIST IT security landscape; FedRAMP, FISMA, DISA, and DOD program development and security architecture design; and general controls client advisory. Andrew has directed engagements at more than 40 different cloud service providers and has supported many more, bringing deep experience with AWS, the Microsoft Cloud, Google, and hybrid enterprise scale environments.