The Department of FISCal has hired two new executives for its Information Technology Division.
Toquyen Collier will be joining FI$Cal as Chief Information Officer/Deputy Director of Information Technology. She has 22 years of experience with the state of California and is currently the Chief Technology Officer and the Business Operation Technology Services Division Chief for the Department of Health Care Services where she is responsible for technology supporting a department that is a key part of California’s critical health services infrastructure.
Prior to her most recent position, Toquyen served in various jobs across a number of information technology domains with the California Victim Compensation Board, California State Board of Equalization, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Motor Vehicles, and the California Department of Mental Health.
Toquyen has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from California State University, Sacramento and is a certified Project Manager Professional.
In her free time, she likes to play piano and go to the ocean with her family.
Toquyen’s first day with FI$Cal will be Monday, January 3, 2022.
Ken Ketsdever started with FI$Cal on December 1 as chief of the Information Security Office. He has more than 25 years of information technology experience, 15 of which have been in various roles with the state of California. Ken comes to FI$Cal from the California Department of Aging where he most recently served as the Information Security Officer and Chief Information Officer. His first priorities include supporting our dedicated team in the Enterprise Security Services Office and the important work they do along with aligning the department’s security initiatives and goals with California’s recently announced Cybersecurity Roadmap.
Ken has a degree in international relations from San Francisco State University. He is a Marine Corps veteran, who enjoys working on classic cars and he speaks Japanese. Ken has bungee jumped, skydived, scuba dived, rock climbed, raced bicycles, run in dozens of races including the Los Angeles Marathon, and participated in Triathlons in the USA, Guam, Saipan, and Japan.