Ron Martin, Ph.D.


Ron Martin, Ph.D.

PMO, Identity Mgmt. & NIST Cyber Framework & FICAM SME, Academia (HBCU Technologies)

Ron retired from the United States (U. S.) Army in 1999 and the U. S. Government in 2011. In between his Federal Service tours, he served five years as a civilian police officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. During his Federal Service, he served with the U. S. Department of Commerce, where he led Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12). At the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, he served as the Program Director to develop and implement the Department’s Identity, Credentialing, and Access Management (ICAM) Program. He now serves on the Security Industry Association . ASIS International Standards Committees is a member of the ASIS International Physical Security Council and serves as ASIS International’s Regional Vice President Region 3D (Louisiana/Mississippi). Ron is a Voting Member of The United States Technical Advisory Group to the International Standards Organization (ISO) . This organization works to develop and articulate the U.S. position by ensuring U.S stakeholders’ involvement from the private and public sectors. Dr. Martin serves as the Vice Chairman of the International Foundation for Protection Officers’ Board of Directors. Ron is a member of the InfraGard Louisiana Membership Alliance (ILMA) Chapter.

Dr. Martin serves as a Professor of Practice at Capitol Technology University in Laurel, MD. He holds a Ph.D. From Capitol Technology University, a Master of Science degree from Frostburg State University, a Bachelor’s Degree from George Mason University, and an AAS Degree from Northern Virginia Community College.

Dr. Martin is one of the 20 global influencers in Commercial Security – Association Figures/Academics/Thought Leaders in Security and Fire 2020 by IFSEC Global. The Governor of the Commonwealth Kentucky designated Ron as an Honorary Kentucky Colonel for his service to the Commonwealth.

In 2005 the Georgia Senate in Senate Resolution 439 recognized and commended him for his outstanding service to Augusta/Richmond County, Georgia.