Sr. Director, National Security / Emergency Preparedness
Kathryn Condello represents Lumen at the Federal level in all policy, planning and operational issues related to National Security, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Response, Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Continuity of Operations. In this role, Ms Condello is the Lumen Representative to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative and National Coordinating Center (NCC) supporting cyber and physical response efforts; is the designated conduit between the White House and Lumen CEO for national continuity of operations activities; represents Lumen in all planning activities associated with the DHS National Infrastructure Protection Planning (NIPP) process; and; supports CEO’s role as Member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Ms. Condello is an operations-focused leader within Lumen and the Communications Sector, with extensive, executive-level experience in managing and directing broad corporate and industry initiatives in the areas of strategic planning, policy development, government relations, network deployment/operations, and business marketing functions. Ms Condello has more than 30 years’ experience in industry level initiatives associated with national security, network reliability, and emergency preparedness programs, planning and policy initiatives. She holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.B.A. from Loyola College, served as a Principal Associate (Research Professor) with George Mason University’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, and is currently an Adjunct Professor with the University of New Hampshire M.S. program in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management. Ms Condello started her career in the public safety radio business, was one of the first commercial wireless pioneers, and gathered more than 20 years commercial wireless experience prior to joining Lumen.