About the Speaker
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    Samantha Dutton
    President , DuHart Consulting

    Dr. Samantha Dutton is the President of DuHart Consulting where she works with her husband in addressing cybersecurity business needs, as it impacts the human factor. She is also an Associate Dean and the Director of the Social Work Program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Phoenix. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a PhD in Social Work and Social Research. Dr. Dutton served over 25 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as Lieutenant Colonel. She held positions of Deputy Commander of Medical Operations at Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center as well as the Medical Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. She also commanded the Mental Health Clinic at Nellis Air Force Base. She has been the recipient of numerous Air Force level awards and was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom where she was the lone mental health practitioner for 2500 personnel. Dr. Dutton’s passions include military transition, single parents serving in the military and ensuring veterans have access to services. She has recently embarked on a venture with her husband to address the needs of the cybersecurity profession. She has presented in different forums surrounding these passions as well as publishing an article on single parents in the Air Force. Dr. Dutton created the military social work curriculum for online institution where she brought real world experience and research to the program. Dr. Dutton is married and has 4 children and a granddaughter.