Wayne Trout is a graduate of Frostburg State University with a BS in Accounting. He served four years with the U.S. Army before joining NCUA in 1999 as a financial examiner. In 2004, Wayne transitioned from safety and soundness to IT examinations and helped develop the Regional Information Systems Officer (RISO) program. He has worked 17 years in NCUA’s IT and Cybersecurity examination program as an RISO for the Southern Region (Austin), an Information Systems Officer (ISO) Office of E&I, and served 17 months as the initial Interim Director, Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity in 2016 and 2017. Wayne also served as the NCUA lead representative to the FFIEC to assist in the development of the FFIEC’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT). He continues to further his IT examination skills through certifications and continuing education.