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Roberta Stempfley

Roberta Stempfley

Roberta “Bobbie” Stempfley served as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C), from January 18, 2013 to April 6 2014, where she played a leading role in developing the strategic direction for CS&C and its five divisions. Ms. Stempfley has also previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for CS&C and as Director of the National Cybersecurity Division (a legacy CS&C division). 

Prior to her work at CS&C, Stempfley served as the Chief Information Officer for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a major Department of Defense (DOD) agency, where she was responsible for supporting the Director in decision making; strategy development and communication; aligning DISA program execution with planning, engineering, acquisition, fielding and support of global-net-centric solutions; operating the Global Information Grid; information assurance; and management of DISA information technology resources.

Ms. Stempfley has received numerous awards for her government service, including:

  • Information Week, Top 50 Government CIOs
  • 2002 DISA Technical Team of the Year for DOD-CERT
  • Director’s Special Act award for service during Quadrennial Defense Review
  • Nominee, Women-in Technology Leadership in the Government
  • Federal Computer Weekly's 2013 Federal 100

Ms. Stempfley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science in Computer Science from James Madison University.  She has also completed a National Security Management Certification, Acquisition for Senior Leaders.


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