Captain Amy Grable
Captain Amy Grable just completed a three-year tour as the Deputy Commander of Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) where she led a 500 member unit conducting operations and delivering effects in and through cyberspace to defend Coast Guard networks, enable Coast Guard operations and protect maritime transportation systems.
Captain Grable graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Her first tour was Engineer Officer in Training and Damage Control Assistant aboard USCGC SPENCER in Boston, MA (1995-1997). After earning a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1998 at the University of Rhode Island, she was assigned as a Communications Engineer at the Coast Guard Research & Development Center in Groton, CT (1998-2002) and then as the Assistant Technical Manager for the Rescue 21 program at the Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Acquisitions (2002-2005). Captain Grable also served as Executive Officer at Coast Guard Electronic Systems Support Unit Seattle (2005-2007), Assignment Officer at the Coast Guard Personnel Service Center, Officer Personnel Management Division (2007-2010), Commanding Officer of Electronic Systems Support Unit Boston (2010-2013), and Enterprise Information System Infrastructure Product Line Manager (2013-2017).
She was selected for Senior Service School in 2017 and earned a Master’s in Government Information Leadership from the National Defense University College of Information and Cyberspace prior to reporting as Deputy, CGCYBER. Her honors include one Legion of Merit, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, one Coast Guard Achievement Medal and various Service, unit and team awards. She was named the 2002 Coast Guard Elite Athlete of the Year for her accomplishments in the sport of distance running and was selected as the winner of the 2017 Women in Technology, Women in Defense leadership award. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Expert.
A native of Whitman, Massachusetts, Captain Grable is married to Timothy Grable of Hanson, Massachusetts. They have four children, Kyle (age 15), Keira (age 13), and twin boys Drew and Quinn (age 10).