Celerity Welcomes Ellen Ozderman, Director of Information Security and IT Risk Management

Business and IT ConsultingMcLEAN, VA – We are pleased to announce that Ellen Ozderman has joined Celerity’s McLean team as an Engagement Director within the Business Process Management practice. With over ten years of experience in IT and six years in management consulting, Ellen has led client programs for information security, third party risk management, integrated controls, and data privacy and protection.

In her new role at Celerity, Ellen will spearhead our Information Security & IT Risk Management services, providing clients with agile solutions that align risk management processes and information security strategies. She will leverage deep industry and domain knowledge to develop sustainable methodologies to help clients quickly build and operationalize information security programs, processes, and controls.   

Prior to joining Celerity, Ellen was an experienced Technology Risk Consulting Manager with Deloitte, providing a wide range of risk advisory services to the Federal Government and Fortune 500 companies across the Life Sciences and Financial Services industries. She was also a Senior Systems Engineer for Lockheed Martin on large-scale government contracts using System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies. Ellen has been an active participant of Diversity and Leadership Development programs.

"Under Ellen’s leadership, I’m looking forward to growing Celerity’s focused expertise in the areas of IT Risk, Data Privacy, Information Security Management, and Compliance,” says Sanam Boroumand, Director of Celerity’s . We are excited about the many opportunities we see to help our clients solve these mission-critical challenges.”

While Ellen grew up in the Washington DC metropolitan area, she enjoys traveling and recently spent two years working in Asia helping multinational clients with their international operations.

Ellen received a B.S. in Information Systems from University of Maryland Baltimore County and a M.S. in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. She currently holds several accreditations in IT Security and Risk including: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). She and her husband reside in Maryland with their two dogs.


About Celerity
Celerity is a business acceleration consultancy devoted to helping companies break through key stuck points and solve critical problems. We deliver proven solutions in four main areas: technology adoption and integration, business process efficiency, strategy and alignment and talent. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Celerity operates nine regional offices with more than 600 employees and $83 million in revenue.


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