• Assistant Vice President, Systems & Technology
  • derek.dragotta@gardencitygroup.com
  • 631-470-5159
  • Core Strengths

    Data Privacy & Security
    Information Technology
    Systems

     

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Derek Dragotta

Derek Dragotta is responsible for the continual development and maintenance of GCG’s technical infrastructure; the security and protection of our systems infrastructure and interfaces; and for defining and implementing the information technology policies and procedures needed to achieve company objectives.

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Derek Dragotta is responsible for the continual development and maintenance of GCG’s technical infrastructure; the security and protection of our systems infrastructure and interfaces; and for defining and implementing the information technology policies and procedures needed to achieve company objectives.

Mr. Dragotta leads a team spanning numerous departments across the Systems and Technology business unit, ranging from telecommunications and desktop support teams to systems architecture and network engineering. Moreover, he engages in ongoing communication and collaboration with GCG internal stakeholders from various departments, including Executive Leadership, to ensure that all relevant objectives are identified, defined, and met.

Due to the breadth of his institutional knowledge Mr. Dragotta is frequently identified as the key point of contact for clients and auditors to address GCG’s Systems and Technology capabilities during client visits and security assessments, and to lead high-level case management tasks. Mr. Dragotta also serves as GCG’s technical authority for the nationally recognized compliance standards of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as compliance with GCG’s AICPA Service Organization Controls SOC 2, Type 1 Certification.

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Certifications

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)