David Rosado serves as the Regional Director for Region 9 at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), where he leads the effort to protect and advance the resilience of the nation’s physical and cyber infrastructure in the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the territories of American Samoa and Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Prior to joining CISA, Mr. Rosado had a distinguished career in public service and security management. Mr. Rosado served as Chief of Police in the City of Hartford, Connecticut where he oversaw a department with over 400 police officers and a budget of approximately $46 million.
Mr. Rosado also served for 20 years with the Connecticut State Police, where he achieved the second-highest rank in the agency as Lieutenant Colonel. In this role, he oversaw more than 800 sworn and civilian employees and was responsible for all operational components of the agency, including patrol, investigations, specialized units, and protection of critical infrastructure statewide.
After Mr. Rosado’s law enforcement career, he worked for Major League Baseball in New York City, serving on a national level as MLB’s Chief Security Liaison to all of Minor League Baseball. Mr. Rosado also served as Chief Operations and Chief Security Officer of a logistics and technology firm in Connecticut. Most recently, Mr. Rosado, also an attorney, worked in private practice at a litigation firm in Hartford, Connecticut.
Mr. Rosado is fluent in Spanish and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Connecticut, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 249, in Quantico, Virginia.