This week, UNC Greenboro welcomes Dr. Casey Forrest as the new ITS Chief Information Security Officer. Casey has more than 19 years of technology experience within the UNC System, which have included management roles in Client Support Services, Systems Administration, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Information Security.
Prior to UNCG, he served in various IT capacities at UNC School of the Arts, and most recently, as the Information Security Manager at Winston-Salem State University. Casey has held membership in a number of UNC System working groups and community organizations, such as UNC Shared Enterprise Application Services Committee, UNC Information Security Council, UNC Financial Systems Conference Board, and NCSECU Advisory Board.
In addition, he has taught several courses in Business and Management Information Systems as an adjunct faculty member at Salem College. A native of Mount Airy, N.C., Casey earned his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Winston-Salem State University. He received his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from North Carolina A&T State University.