Julie Gaiaschi | CEO & Co-founder |Third Party Risk Association
Julie Gaiaschi, CISA, CISM, is the CEO & Co-Founder of the Third Party Risk Association (TPRA). She has over 14 years of technology and information security risk experience, with the last 10 years specializing in third party risk. In her role as CEO, she provides strategic direction for the non-profit, whose mission it is to further the third party risk profession through knowledge sharing and networking. She also has a passion for helping others enhance their own third party risk management programs. In 2021, Julie was awarded "CEO of the Year" by Women in Governance, Risk, and Compliance.
Prior to co-founding the TPRA, Julie consulted on third party risk for a large bank. She also developed and led a large health payer organization’s Third Party Security program. There, she established and executed the third party risk assessment process, which included integration into the Procurement process. Prior to her role as the leader over Third Party Security, Julie was a Senior IT Auditor.
Julie resides in Iowa with her husband and two girls. She enjoys traveling and cooking.