As vice president of global security, Jana Monroe is responsible for all security functions throughout the company, including executive security and events, employee, facility, and property security, cyber security, safety, and any other special security projects.
Jana joins Herbalife from multi-billion dollar utility group Southern California Edison Company (SCE), where she was chief security officer; charged with transforming security services for the Southern California Electric Utility, a major part of the key national infrastructure. Jana’s responsibilities included business continuity, including the creation and management of SCE’s Emergency Operation’s Center; threat management; information asset security; intelligence and risk analysis; investigations; and executive protection. Jana also took on a leadership role in developing external partnerships with federal, state, and local law enforcement, in addition to public/private alliance with security entities in all facets of private industry.
Before entering the corporate arena, Jana had a distinguished 25-year career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Her career included assignments as Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Phoenix, Arizona and LA, California, two of the largest FBI field offices in the U.S.; assistant director, FBI Cyber Division, based in Washington D.C.; assistant SAC in Denver, Colorado; and a number of other investigative and operational leadership roles across the nation.
Jana holds a B.Sc. in Criminal Justice from California State University and her awards and recognition include Security 500 Organization (and magazine) 2012 award as One of Five Most Influential Chief Security Officers (CSO) in the United States; inclusion on Information Security magazine’s list of top ten cyber security leaders in the United States; and YWCA Top Ten Women of the Year in 2006.