Ron Mehring serves as the vice president of Technology & Security for Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The system's primary service area includes 16 counties in north-central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. At Texas health Resources, Ron leads Technology Operations, IT Risk Management & Assurance, IT BC DR program and Technology & Security Performance and Standards teams. Ron began his career in technology for the United States Marine Corps. After 21 years of military service, Ron retired from the Marine Corps and joined the Department of Veteran Affairs where he led Compliance Assessment teams within the newly formed Oversight & Compliance group. He also served as the Department of Veterans Affairs' Deputy Director for Network & Security Operations. Ron holds a Master of Business Administration in Risk Management from NYIT and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).