Daniel Hereford is the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at SmartBank. Hereford graduated from The University of New Orleans in 2002. He holds several technical certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, Certified Information Systems Security Professional and CCENT, CCNA Route/Switch, CCNA Security. Hereford has more than 20 years of experience in successfully creating complex and effective IT infrastructures, business solutions, and strong cybersecurity frameworks. He is responsible for providing leadership to the IT team to ensure high quality client service and seamless collaboration both internally and with external partners.