Mike Stansbury Named Bridgepoint Education's Vice President of Risk Management

Mike Stansbury, an Information Technology (IT) professional with more than 20 years of experience, has been named Vice President of Risk Management for Bridgepoint Education.  Stansbury will assume responsibility for the overall safety and security of Bridgepoint’s intellectual property and technical assets.  He will report to Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Thomas Ashbrook.

“Mike has the past experience, talent and drive to make immediate contributions to the organization,” said Ashbrook.  “I look forward to working with Mike as we set the course for the coming years.”

Prior to joining the Bridgepoint team, Stansbury was a Senior IT Security Consultant for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), in San Diego, CA.  He also served in various management roles to include Vice President of IT Risk Management for Fremont Investment & Loan and Vice President of IT for First American Default Technologies. 

Stansbury received certification in Advanced Computer Engineering from the University of California in Irvine, CA.  He earned his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University in Orange, CA, and his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, FL.  Stansbury is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Compliance Association, Information Systems Security Association, IT Service Management Foundation, Project Management Institute, Orange County Executives and Networkers, and CIO Exchange.

“I am very excited to join the Bridgepoint Education team,” said Stansbury.  “It is a privilege to be part of a dynamic and innovative organization with such a strong focus on quality, service, and sense of community.”

About Bridgepoint Education
Based in San Diego, California, Bridgepoint Education was founded on the principle that anyone who is academically prepared deserves access to higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility, academic standards, or credentials. As an independent, private higher education company, Bridgepoint is committed to serving the millions of adults seeking an affordable alternative to high priced higher education. Bridgepoint Education academic institutions provide both traditional and online education offerings, in addition to recruiting and admissions services. The organization’s comprehensive education services have helped thousands of students improve their lives and careers through higher education. For more information, please visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or contact Shari Rodriguez, Director of Public Relations, at 858.668.2586 x2513.