Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, NiSource

Carla Donev is the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer who has responsibility for Information Security, as well as Information and Operational Technology Risk & Compliance and Identity & Access Management (IAM) supporting NiSource. NiSource serves nearly 4 million natural gas and electric customers across seven states under the NIPSCO and Columbia Gas brands. She is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the IT Security Program and the Operational Technology program across the enterprise.Carla has spent her 15+ year career building, transforming, and aligning teams, policies, programs, and strategies with evolving business and regulatory needs. She is skilled in analyzing the needs and issues, building the models, introducing the technologies, and strengthening security posture for the enterprise.Carla joined NiSource in January 2018 from DSW where she was Director of IT Security and Compliance. Carla has held a variety of leadership roles within Cardinal Health, Deloitte, and IBM. Carla has a bachelor’s degree from Baldwin-Wallace University. She holds CISA, CRISC and CISSP certifications. She serves as the Vice President of the Board of Trustees for the Columbus Children’s Theatre (CCT) and is a member of the Board of Trustees for Columbus Speech and Hearing Center.