Edward Marchewka, DBA, CISSP, CMQ/OE
Vice President of IT, Quality Services & Strategic Planning

Edward Marchewka, DBA leads and oversees Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network’s Information & Technology Services and Quality Management Services departments, in addition to directing organizational strategic planning. He directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems and the development and evaluation of quality improvement and employee safety, ensuring adherence to regulatory/compliance standards. He manages data analytics, data science and data-driven organizational leadership, and designs and develops new and existing business models to ensure alignment of finance, operations, administration and other disciplines. Dr. Marchewka also serves as Gift of Hope’s Quality Officer and HIPAA Security and Privacy 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 master’s degrees in business administration and mathematics from Northern Illinois University. He earned a bachelor’s 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. 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.