Andy Zolper is the Chief Operating Officer of IT and Head of Enterprise Technology Solutions for Raymond James Financial. He leads a global team of experts who deliver technology capabilities to Raymond James and its clients. Andy also chairs the firm’s Operational Risk Management Committee, and serves as the executive sponsor of the firm’s veterans inclusion network (“Valor”). Prior to his current role Andy was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Raymond James Financial for 9 years.
Over the past 30 years Andy has held numerous technology and cyber security roles with companies including UBS, JP Morgan Chase, and Verizon. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and is a proud US Marine Corps veteran. Now that their five children are grown, Andy and his wife Linda are Florida Guardians ad Litem, court-appointed volunteer advocates for children in the foster care system. Andy serves on the board of The Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay.