Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations; Executive Director Enterprise Services; U.S. Cyber Command, MNIT
Brigadier General Stefanie Horvath provides guidance, leadership, and oversight to the Joint Staff and advises the Office of the Adjutant General on joint matters for 13,000 Soldiers and Airmen on ready units, providing a competent ready force, optimal force structure, and cyber response. Her responsibilities include emergency response operations, government relations, strategic planning and international affairs. Horvath joined the North Dakota Army National Guard in 1989 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1991. She has both in a full-time capacity and as a traditional Soldier. She has commanded at the company, battalion and brigade levels and completed deployments to Kosovo in 2003-2004 and Iraq in 2009-2010. Her most significant awards include the Bronze Star Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters.
General Horvath has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Criminal Justice from North Dakota State University and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. She holds numerous professional certifications in information security.
In her civilian occupation, she serves as the Chief Business Technology Officer (CBTO) for the Minnesota Boards, Councils, and Commissions (MBCC) and the Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) for the State of Minnesota. She is also Program Chair of the Cyber Security Summit, a consortium of industry, government, and academic leaders working together to improve the state of cybersecurity on the domestic and international level.