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Ashley Mahan, GSA’s Director for FedRAMP, Secure Cloud Portfolio

Ashley Mahan

Ashley Mahan, GSA’s Director for FedRAMP, Secure Cloud Portfolio

Ashley Mahan serves as the General Services Administration's director for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and the secure cloud portfolio.

She is considered a trusted liaison between federal agencies, industry cloud service providers and other stakeholders advocating for the secure deployment of cloud technologies across the federal government.  

"Her work drives a dramatic increase in FedRAMP adoption and helps agencies modernize their information technology landscapes via cloud technologies. When combined with her natural aptitude for effective and conscious leadership, Ashley is uniquely positioned to continue FedRAMP’s strong growth," according to the FedRAMP website

Mahan previously served for four years as a FedRAMP evangelist until she claimed her current role in August 2018.

Before she joined the GSA in November 2015, Mahan served as Noblis' principal for cybersecurity and cloud technology, a role she held for 17 months.

Noblis is a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization that supports customers in the sectors for national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability and citizen services.

Mahan began her professional career in Booz Allen Hamilton, where she served as a lead associate for cybersecurity for over seven years. Booz Allen is a management consulting company based in McLean, Virginia. 

She earned a bachelor's degree in business from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Mahan also holds a master's degree in information technology from the University of Maryland University College.

FedRAMP said Mahan has earned several awards for her leadership, subject matter expertise and dedication to excellence. 

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