Debbie McLeod is the President and Apprenticeship Director for McLeod Information Systems. Debbie spent several years as an Elementary Educator in the states of Florida and Alabama. Debbie organized and the first Registered Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship in the state of South Carolina and is the program director. Debbie is a strong advocate for career opportunities for underserved populations. She is a member of the State Employer’s Council for Apprenticeship Carolina, a Co-chair for the NICE Apprenticeship in Cybersecurity Community of Interest group, and she is the contact person for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship Ambassador for McLeod Information Systems.