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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) Announces CEO Search Through JDG Associates, Ltd.

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ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CMMC-AB Board of Directors has engaged JDG Associates, Ltd. of Rockville, MD, to conduct the search for the organization’s first CEO.

On November 25, 2020 the CMMC-AB entered a contract with the DoD to become the exclusive accreditation body to build the CMMC ecosystem in support of the DoD’s CMMC requirements. The CMMC provides a unified approach for implementing increased resilience against cybersecurity attacks across the Defense Supply Chain to significantly reduce the risk of compromise to sensitive defense information located on contractors’ information systems.

The CMMC-AB Board of Directors is seeking an innovative leader to serve as the first Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed 501.C(3) corporation. The successful candidate will have support from the Board of Directors to stand up the corporation from ground zero to support its ultimate customer, the Department of Defense.

As the CMMC-AB Board seeks to engage the broader community in their search efforts for a CEO, they have turned to JDG Associates, Ltd., to conduct and manage the search process. Founded in 1973, JDG is highly experienced in conducting senior-level recruitment searches, specializing in federal, state, and local government agencies as well as national associations and other non-profit organizations.

All inquiries regarding the search should be directed to Paul Belford, Principal-in-Charge, at

Applications for this position must be received by the above JDG Principal NLT January 11, 2021.


JDG Associates, Ltd. Contact: Paul Belford, (301) 340-2210

CMMC-AB Contact : Wayne Boline, (972) 369-3477