Information Security Officer, St. Luke’s University Health Network
David B. Finkelstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but grew up in Greentown, Pennsylvania until he was seventeen. He studied criminal justice at Temple University and went on to Widener University School of Law. A year after graduating law school in 2007 David decided to pursue his lifelong goal of entering the United States Army as an Officer. On September 11, 2009 David was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corp branch, responsible for maintaining all Army technology and communications. David spent the next five and half years on active duty responsible for the IT infrastructure and Information Security. David is now in the United States Army Reserves and is currently with the 365th Engineering Battalion. In his military career, David, has been accountable for over 6,000 Soldiers across many states, to include Alaska, Kansas, Colorado, Virginia, Missouri, New York and Pennsylvania. David has spent the last 14 years in Cyber Security and technology. He is passionate about making a difference and effecting change through security best practices that have an impact to any business. In 2014, with encouragement from friends, colleagues and family David decided to take on the biggest challenge of his career and go into healthcare. David has been with St. Luke’s since 2014 and is enjoying every aspect of his career and professional growth. Over the last 6.5 years David, has seen St. Luke’s go through many changes in the way they think about Information Security, Cyber protection, managing data and understanding its overall need in the organization. In his free time, David is an avid outdoorsman and family man. He enjoys spending time with his wife Nicole and his 4 children. He loves to hunt and fish and spend time outdoors with his family teaching them the value of nature and living off the land.