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Press Releases

CERTIPATH APPOINTS JEFFREY D. NIGRINY TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

RESTON, Va. – December 9, 2020

    CertiPath, an innovator and leader in high-assurance identity, credential and access management services for highly regulated environments, announces the appointment of Jeff Nigriny to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. As the founder of the company in 2004, Nigriny formally held the position of President and replaces Shawn Hughes as CEO. Hughes will assume the role of Chief Experience Officer to enhance the customer experience for CertiPath’s growing client base.
    Nigriny’s 23-year career in the IT industry has focused primarily on information security. Prior to CertiPath, Nigriny served as the Chief Information Security Officer of a major aerospace and defense provider for nine years, where he amassed a broad base of information security expertise. Since forming CertiPath, established out of the need to address the evolving importance of identity systems and their role in enterprise-class information security, Nigriny oversaw the mechanisms and policies to create overall protection and how both can be judged effective and consistently enforced within government and corporate systems alike.
    Nigriny holds a master’s degree in information systems management from the American University. He is one of a small handful of experts throughout the world that has a thorough understanding of identity in both logical and physical security and is a frequent speaker at security and industry conferences.
    For more information about CertiPath, please visit www.certipath.com or call (703) 793-7870.

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CERTIPATH APPOINTS JEFF TORELLO AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

RESTON, Va. – February 8, 2022

    CertiPath, an innovator and leader in high-assurance identity, credential, and access management services for highly regulated environments, announces the appointment of Jeff Torello as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
    Mr. Torello is a seasoned technology professional who is passionate about software engineering, cybersecurity, team development, and team culture. He brings more than 25 years of IT systems management, software development, and cybersecurity expertise to his new position. Mr. Torello has a wealth of experience in establishing, leading, and growing modern, high-performing teams. Before joining CertiPath in 2018, He spent two decades at Intel Corporation and then at Cree, Inc. He recently published his first book, Crash Course - Leadership in a Remote First World, which provides strategies for leveraging soft skills and business acumen and is applicable to any industry.
    "CertiPath works to hire the best technical minds with entrepreneurial leanings. Jeff has exceeded all expectations and the quality of our products have increased 10-fold. This promotion is as much about merit as it is removing any constraints on how Jeff wants to apply his unique skillset to CertiPath's future," said Jeff Nigriny, CertiPath's Founder and CEO.
    Upon joining CertiPath, Mr. Torello opened CertiPath's Research Triangle Park office in North Carolina and united the software engineering, QA//test, and DevOps environments in a single, co-located, and closely-knit Agile team. He led a sweeping product re-design and re-factorization effort that delivered a modern, component-based UX/UI and an optimized backend architecture design relying on microservices, REST APIs, GraphQL, and message queues and laid the groundwork for containerization.
    Mr. Torello holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Information Systems. He also holds a CISSP certification.
    For more information about CertiPath, please visit www.certipath.com or call (703) 793-7870.