Jana Monroe, Vice President of Global Security at Herablife

Jana Monroe, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Jana Monroe, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Jana Monroe is Vice President of Global Security at Herbalife. She is responsible for all security functions throughout the company, including executive protection, physical and cybersecurity, employee, facility, and property security, investigations, safety, business continuity and crisis response.

Jana joined Herbalife from the multi-billion dollar electric utility company, Southern California Edison Company (SCE), where she was the Chief Security Officer charged with transforming security services for SCE, a major part of the key national infrastructure.  Business resiliency was her responsibility, including the creation and management of SCE’s emergency operation’s center; threat management program; information asset security; intelligence and risk analysis; investigations; and executive protection. Jana also assumed a leadership role in developing external partnerships with federal, state, and local law enforcement, in addition to forging public/private alliances with security entities in all facets of private industry. 

Before entering the corporate arena, Jana had a distinguished 22-year career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). She held a variety of field investigative and operational roles across the U.S., including five plus years as a “Criminal Profiler” at Quantico, VA. Her career culminated with Jana pioneering as one of few women in the FBI Executive Leadership ranks. She served as Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Phoenix, Arizona and Los Angeles, California, two of the largest FBI field offices in the U.S.; and was the first Assistant Director of the FBI Cyber Division, based in Washington D.C.;  

Jana’s awards and recognition include Security 500 Organization (and magazine) 2012 award as One of Five Most Influential Chief Security Officers in the United States; inclusion on Information Security magazine’s list of top ten Cybersecurity Leaders in the United States; and YWCA Top Ten Women of the Year.