Marci Andino, Senior Director, Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center
Marci Andino has served as Sr. Director of the Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) at the Center for Internet Security since October 2021. In this capacity, Ms. Andino oversees the operation of the EI-ISAC and works with state and local election officials to increase their cybersecurity posture through the use of products and services provided by the EI-ISAC.
Prior to joining the EI-ISAC, Ms. Andino served as the chief state election official and Executive Director of the South Carolina State Election Commission for nineteen years. Ms. Andino was responsible for overseeing the conduct of primary, general and special elections in South Carolina to ensure that elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner. She was also responsible for supervising county boards of voter registration and elections and serves as agency liaison with the General Assembly. The State Election Commission is an independent agency responsible for supporting the statewide voter registration system, statewide voting system, performing county compliance audits, administering a training and certification program for county election officials and conducting candidate filing.
Prior to her return to the agency as Executive Director, Ms. Andino took a 2 ½ year hiatus from state government and worked for the Unisys Corporation as a sales representative with responsibility in the public sector.
Ms. Andino previously held various positions within the S.C. State Election Commission such as Deputy Executive Director and Director of Information Services and Special Projects. During this time, she coordinated the implementation of the National Voter Registration Act, also known as “Motor Voter,” assisted in developing a training and certification program for county voter registration and election officials, and coordinated the implementation of the statewide voter registration system in county voter registration offices. Ms. Andino was also an adjunct faculty member in the Information Sciences Department at Midlands Technical College.
Ms. Andino currently serves on the Council of State Government’s Overseas Voting Initiative Technology Working Group and the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Task Force on Elections Advisory Council. Ms. Andino is a former member of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board, President of the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), President of the S.C. Deputy Director’s Organization and Secretary of the S.C. Information Technology Director’s Association.
Ms. Andino holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Computer and Information Resources Management.