Stephanie Franklin-Thomas PhD, MBA, BA, CISAABM Industries Incorporated
SVP & Chief Information Security Officer
ABM Industries Incorporated
Stephanie Franklin-Thomas is a senior information technology executive with over 24 years of experience assisting public and privately held companies in a variety of industries transform and protect their businesses worldwide. Currently Stephanie is the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of ABM Industries. Prior to joining ABM, Stephanie has held various executive level positions at multibillion dollar firms. She is the former Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of Motiva Enterprises, a Downstream oil and gas company that is the fully owned affiliate of Saudi Aramco. Within these roles she led several enterprise-wide transformation initiatives focused on strengthening the organizational security posture to adapt to changing cybersecurity threats. Stephanie attended University of Texas at Austin and received both her bachelors and Master of Business Administration degrees in Management/Finance from Our Lady of Lake University. Additionally, she received her doctoral degree from the University of Northcentral Arizona in Organizational Development and Leadership. She is a published author, and frequent speaker on Cybersecurity and D&I topics, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association.