The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (“CMMC-AB”) announced today that Matthew Travis has accepted the role of CEO and will begin his tenure on April 1, 2021. Mr. Travis is the former Deputy Director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”). Mr. Travis brings significant experience in both government and private sector cybersecurity and business operations experience, including designing and leading the internal transformation of CISA following its creation in 2018.

“We are extremely thrilled to have someone as respected and accomplished as Mr. Travis lead the Accreditation Body. His organizational development skills as well as in-depth understanding of security and the Federal government will enable us to continue to quickly ramp-up AB operations and execute against our mission in service of the nation’s defense.”

Karlton Johnson, the Chair of the CMMC-AB Board of Directors.

Mr. Travis is taking on a challenging role and will lead a critical organization that is very much in the spotlight. We wish him much success in his mission to help secure the DoD supply chain.

The full CMMC-AB press release can be viewed at:’s-First-CEO