Director, Cyber Security
Bridgitte Mase leads and directs the cyber security and compliance management programs, as well as ensures IT governance across the client base. In this role, Ms. Mase leads the pursuit and execution of business opportunities in and related to cyber security and represents the company on all cyber security matters. She supports the development and implementation of cyber security program elements across all aspects of internal company information systems and provides strategic global IT leadership for systems managed or supported as a service for the Information Management business area. Ms. Mase works with security, information technology (IT), and engineering stakeholders and a variety of security, IT, and engineering technical resources to identify, plan, and implement physical and cyber security work to meet/exceed corporate and regulatory requirements.
Ms. Mase has more than twenty-years of experience leading the planning, implementation, and development of innovative solutions to complex problems while operating in a highly sensitive and controlled environment at the executive leadership level. Her experience spans across government, nuclear industry, and scientific research facilities. She has a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Technical Writing and a M.S. in Computing Information Systems from the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining BGS, she was the Director of IT and Cyber Security for Nuclear Safety Associates (NSA), where she facilitated the growth of the IT and Cyber Security business line and managed IT and Cyber Security teams both internally and those supporting customer contractual requirements.
Past experience includes serving as Program Manager for the DOE Oak Ridge Office (ORO) IT Contract via the GET-NSA mentor-protégé agreement; leading the IT transition effort during an internal company acquisition; and serving as IT Transition Manager for the DUF6 Conversion facilities project. She also worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory where she organized and managed the Computing Integration Group and the Scientific Information Systems Group for the Neutron Sciences Directorate supporting multiple 24-hour User Facilities at the Spallation Neutron Source and the High Flux Isotope Reactor.
She has received multiple awards, including: a Significant Event Award (SEA) for the implementation of the Scientific User Portal for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory User Facilities; a Significant Contribution Award for the implementation of the Sample Management System used to track hazardous material samples; Letter of Commendation from the Tennessee House of Representatives, Representative Roger Kane for the 89th District, recognized for excellence in leadership; recognition as Outstanding Community Service Leader from the Knox County, Tennessee Mayor, Tim Burchett. She serves on multiple IT Advisory Councils and is a member of the Project Management Institute, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), and Infraguard. Ms. Mase currently supports the DUF6 Conversion facilities in Paducah, KY; Portsmouth, OH; and Lexington, KY (a $500M program) as the Information Systems Security Manager and is developing new cyber security and information management opportunities with other BGS clients.