Chief Transformation & Compliance Officer and Co-Founder
Regan Edens serves as the Chief Transformation & Compliance Officer and Co-Founder of DTC Global. DTC Global provides digital transformation and compliance for large defense contractor supply chain ecosystems, which includes small and mid-size businesses and their tier suppliers. Mr. Edens is a subject matter expert regarding technology, security, and transformation challenges on the “path to compliance” for Controlled Unclassified Information and DFARS 7012, NIST, and CMMC requirements including Export Controlled information (ITAR/EAR). DTC Global is a premier boutique advisory firm.
Mr. Edens served as a founding Director for the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB), Chairman of the Standards Management Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Training Committee. The CMMC-AB organization was chartered by DoD and launched in January of 2020 to lead and manage the complex process of establishing the certification ecosystem impacted by DFARS/CMMC requirements.
Mr. Edens represented the CMMC-AB in the Federal CUI Stakeholder’s Working Group, and led the CMMC Industry Working Group which contributed over 17,000 volunteer hours to the CMMC-AB resulting in the award of 20 Gold and 1 Lifetime Presidential Volunteer Service medals. The purpose of Standards Management Committee was to provide clarity, consistency, and communication to the Defense Supply Chain regarding CMMC standards and DFARS requirements. He was one of four acting CMMC Certified Master Instructors for the Accreditation Body in training their Provisional Assessors.
Mr. Edens currently serves as a founding member of the CMMC Standards Council (CSC) which is an industry cooperative formed to develop a safe harbor to address risk by providing trustworthy resources and experience to help Organizations Seeking Certification (OSC) meet and sustain requirements for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), DFARS, and other related CUI requirements.
Mr. Edens has served across various public and private capacities leading highly complex and demanding defense technology-driven operations, security, and intelligence activities. Mr. Edens has led digital transformation through implementation, operationalization, and horizontal/vertical integration of over $4.5B in technology platform systems.
Mr. Edens led high performing organizations within the Special Operations and Intelligence Communities during multiple global deployments including Afghanistan and Iraq as a Senior DoD Intelligence Civilian, DoD contractor, and a US Army, active duty, Commissioned Officer. Under his leadership, activities were awarded 4 Defense Superior Civilian Service Awards (3rd highest award to a DoD Civilian) in 2012; 14 Bronze Stars, 12 Army Commendation Medals, and 6 Army Achievement Medals, in 2002, and other various agency commendations.