As the chief information security officer and head of technology oversight at CSAA Insurance Group, Marlys is responsible for designing and executing the company's IT security strategy to keep internal and customer data secure. Her background blends technology development, information security, and risk, highlighted by a passion for driving diversity in the technology field. Marlys' experience includes technology, risk, and compliance executive roles for leading companies, including PayPal, and various roles during a 17-year career at American Express, where she garnered numerous technology awards. During her tenure there, she led multiple areas: operational risk governance head, vice president for workplace technologies, M&A integration, and product management. Marlys champions diversity through her work on the board of the Alliance of Women and Technology, Southwest and on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Arizona Tech Council.