Edward Marchewka, DBA, CISSP, CDPSE
Director of IT, Data, and Security Services

Edward Marchewka, DBA leads and oversees Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network’s Information & Technology Services department. He directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, manages data analytics, data science, and data-driven organizational leadership, and information security and risk management, and management of the IT PMO and EMR Access. Dr. Marchewka also serves as Gift of Hope’s HIPAA Security Officer.

Before joining Gift of Hope, Dr. Marchewka was the Enterprise Information Security and Server Operations (CISO) Manager for Chicago Public Schools.

Dr. Marchewka is president emeritus of the InfraGard Chicago Members Alliance. He is involved with the CISO Executive Network and serves on the governing body for Evanta’s CISO Executive Summit. Dr. Marchewka also serves on the advisory boards for the Colorado Technical University College of Security Studies and Prairie State College.

Dr. Marchewka holds a doctor of business administration from California Southern University and masters’ degrees in business administration and mathematics from Northern Illinois University. He earned a bachelors’ degrees in liberal studies and in nuclear engineering technologies from Thomas Edison State College, N.J. He holds certificates in nonprofit management and leadership from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a certificate in contract management from the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Marchewka maintains several active IT, security, and professional certifications from (ISC)2, ASQ, ITIL, PCI, PMI, ISACA, Microsoft, and CompTIA. He holds legacy IT certifications from Cisco and HP, and a designation from the National Security Agency.