Join us on Tuesday, October 18 for our monthly chapter meeting with a special guest speakers:

FedRAMP: Breaking the Barrier for Government Compliance, Presented
by Alexis Robinson & Nichole Becknel 



Speaker Bio
alexis appollonia
Alexis Appollonia Robinson is the Head of U.S. Government Security & Compliance for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the Washington, DC area.  For over 10 years, she has served her Federal Government clients by enabling strategies based on security best practices, collaborating for thought leadership,  conducting cybersecurity and financial assessments, and audit readiness.   She graduated with double Bachelors of Science degrees in Accounting and Information Systems from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park.  After working in IT software and development at CGI Federal, she turned to her passion for strong teaming and challenging engagements in a people-first firm with assurance and consulting work at EY.   She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).  In her current role, Alexis Robinson supports the security of AWS’s internal environment including cloud services applicable to AWS East/West and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions for various compliance frameworks (i.e. FedRAMP, CMMC, DoD SRG, ITAR, MARS-E, NIST SP 800-53

Alexis is the former Co-Chair of EY’s Black Professional Network of Greater Washington, an affinity group that hosts several networking events, career development workshops, partner and executive director relationship breakfasts and dinners, and community service outreach programs within the Washington D.C. metropolitan area for over 150 members in the community.  Through this effort, she served on the Americas BPN Steering Committee as the Northeast Representative and Communications Lead.   To continue her diversity initiatives at Amazon, she is registered as a Diversity & Inclusion Interviewer, Minority Represented Speaker, and contributor to the IAD Newsletter.  Externally, Alexis is the Partner of Experience for Empow(H)er Cybersecurity, a nonprofit organization focused on providing a safe space for women of color interested in, or currently working in the field of cybersecurity.

On her free time, she is playing video games, watching "Bob’s Burgers", "Ted Lasso", “One Punch Man” and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia".  She lives with her husband and son in Maryland.


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