Jenn deBerge is a communications director at Mastercard. She leads a global team responsible for supporting the Chief Security Officer and members of his executive team. Jenn’s team drives cybersecurity media coverage, maximizes Mastercard’s strategic cyber-partnerships and oversees the company’s award-winning employee cyber education program. She is also a member of the Mastercard Fusion Center where she provides communications counsel as a part of the organization’s Crisis Response Team.
Prior to joining Mastercard in 2018, Jenn was the vice president at O’Malley Hansen Communications where she developed and implemented communication programs that surrounded the intended audience with a brand’s message through a mix of traditional and digital channels. In this role, Jenn represented a range of well-known companies, including Barclaycard, HanesBrands, SharkNinja, Sara Lee Desserts, and Tyson Food Service.
Jenn currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Security Advisor Alliance, a cybersecurity nonprofit that works to promote the field to the next generation of professionals. She also leads the Communications Committee for the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) whose mission is to partner with the U.S. Treasury, CISA and other government entities to enhance the security and resiliency of the financial services sector. Jenn holds a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation and tourism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.