Stacy Hughes serves as Senior Vice President – IT Governance, Risk and Compliance for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services. Headquartered in Atlanta with more than 10,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with customers and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. Stacy has worldwide responsibility for the Information Technology and Security compliance functions – external (PCI, SSAE 18, SOX, customer security assurance), merchant (compliance and brand reputation), and payment (operations and relationships with payment brands). Stacy also represents Global Payments on the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Stacy holds the following industry and security certifications: Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Payment Card Industry Internal Security Assessor (PCI ISA), Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).