Gary Dahmer joined DivDat in July 2014 as the Infrastructure Manager. He was promoted to Information Systems Security Manager in 2018, and earned the role of Chief Information Security Officer in 2019.
Prior to joining the organization, Gary held progressive IT leadership positions with tier-one automotive suppliers Inergy Automotive Systems and Yanfeng USA, where he optimized manufacturing systems processes, security applications, data management protocols, and product and facilities launches across multiple physical and virtual environments.
Gary’s focus on information security stems from his passion for forward-thinking technology, commitment to continuous improvement and maintaining and optimizing business continuity. His area of purview extends to operational support and is responsible for DivDat’s kiosk deployments as well as customer service for DivDat’s kiosk, web, and mobile payment gateways, as well as for payment processing support.
Gary is an active member of the CISO Executive Network’s Detroit Chapter and continues to bring best practices to the organization’s security protocol by way of his ongoing education and affiliations. Gary earned an Associate of Arts degree in IT from the University of Phoenix and holds multiple information technology and security certifications and accreditations, including ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and CompTIA Security+.