• Deputy Associate Director in the Division of Information Technology
  • Board of Governors Federal Reserve System

Charles Young (Chip) is a Deputy Associate Director in the Division of Information Technology at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board).  Chip severs as the Board’s Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Board’s information security program.  Chip also consults with Board staff responsible for Bank Supervision and Reserve Bank operations on information security issues.  Chip was awarded a Master of Science in Applied Information Technology and Information Security from Towson University; a Master’s in Business Administration from James Madison University; and a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech.  He has also received the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) professional certifications from ISACA and ISC2, respectively. 

Chip has 20+ years of work experience in compliance and information security.  Beginning in 2001, Chip worked with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), providing information security compliance and training support.  In 2004, he joined the Board as a Security Analyst assigned to re-engineer the Board’s information security program to comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).  Chip has served as the Manager of the Information Security Compliance Unit at the Board and is currently the Board’s Deputy CISO and has responsibility for the Board’s information security operations, compliance, and privacy functions.