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NewsVGM Group Announces Ryan Wood as Chief Information Security Officer

VGM Group Inc. is excited to announce Ryan Wood as its chief information security officer (CISO).

Wood has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and infrastructure management across global organizations. Most recently, he served as global director of IT security and systems engineering for Krause Group Ltd., which has more than 5,000 employees and multiple companies operating throughout the United States and European Union. As CISO at VGM, Wood will be responsible for overseeing VGM’s information security and regulatory compliance initiatives as well as executing quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) and credentialing programs.

“I am thrilled to welcome Ryan to VGM Group,” said VGM Group CEO Jeremy Stolz. “Ryan brings decades of experience and an unmatched level of expertise, which perfectly aligns with VGM’s commitment to serving our customers and their increasingly complex needs. I look forward to having Ryan on the team as we continue to evolve and respond to the ever-changing security landscape, particularly in the healthcare sector.”

Along with his experience, Wood maintains a number of security and compliance credentials. These include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in cybersecurity and information assurance from Western Governors University.

“I am excited to join VGM and to have the opportunity to serve the HME industry,” Wood said. “The healthcare industry, and HME in particular, is critical to supporting our nation’s most vulnerable patients. I am honored to be able to do my part to protect our industry and ensure they can continue to provide the quality of care patients deserve.”

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About VGM Group, Inc. 

Headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa, VGM is a 100% employee-owned company providing business and professional services to thousands of business customers across North America. Services include group purchasing, commercial insurance, management of healthcare services and networks in post-acute cases, healthcare distribution direct to patient homes, specialty consulting, online education, digital, print, and traditional marketing and more. VGM employs approximately 1,500 people across 36 states and Canada, with more than 1,100 working in Iowa. VGM has been named the Top Workplace in Iowa on multiple occasions and is proud of its role in the communities in which it serves. For more information, visit