New hire bolsters cybersecurity expertise on Fortified Health Security’s executive team

FRANKLIN, TN (August 15, 2018) – Fortified Health Security, a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, compliance, and managed services, today announced that William Crank has joined its leadership team as chief operating officer (COO). Crank’s addition to the team will allow Fortified to effectively scale operations amid its continued growth.

In the COO role, Crank will focus on enhancing Fortified’s services, delivery model, and security operations center in order to maintain the company’s high client retention rates and client satisfaction scores. Crank will work closely with sales, solution architect, account management, and customer success teams to streamline operations while also working to attract, train, and retain top security talent to further the company’s position as a leading employer in the cybersecurity space.

“William has a proven track record of building high-performing teams and is a very accomplished cybersecurity healthcare executive,” said Dan L. Dodson, president of Fortified Health Security. “We are very pleased that he has joined the Fortified family, and look forward to the positive impact that William’s talent and experience will bring to the organization and to our clients.”

Crank brings more than 20 years of combined information security and network leadership, management, and operations experience to his role at Fortified. He previously served as the chief information security officer (CISO) at MEDHOST, a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental, and healthcare engagement solutions.

“Fortified is leading the way for cybersecurity in the healthcare space, and I’m thrilled to join this talented team during this time of growth,” said William Crank, COO at Fortified Health Security. “I look forward to collaborating with our clients, and all the Fortified departments to ensure we deliver exceptional services, so our clients can mitigate risks and keep patient information secure.”