Chief Information Security Officer at ISSQUARED, Inc.

Passionate cyber security practitioner with extensive experience in building information security programs for financial and healthcare organizations.

Led Information Security Program for a healthcare organization starting with a 3-member team and finishing with more than 30 in 3 years. The program improved information security pasture for the organization by more than 2 points.

Responsible for developing and executing an enterprise-wide information security and risk management strategy that balances protection of critical assets, compliance with applicable regulatory laws and standards while enabling successful execution on the company’s strategic objectives.

Creating innovative strategies where risk management and security support business goals while reducing overall cyber risk.

Excellent staff management and leadership skills in developing customer and business focused initiatives, cyber security strategies, enterprise risk methodologies, information security awareness, and corporate governance to achieve strong enterprise support and initiative adoption in various organizations and lines of business.

Keen on providing strategic and technical guidance and assistance in the design and implementation of appropriate security processes for the organizations information systems; recommending and monitoring computing practices to prevent and to recover from security breaches; and coordinating the handling of security incidents when such breaches occur.

Formerly served as a Chairman for FS-ISAC Mortgage Risk Council, Board of Directors Member for H-ISAC, Co-Chair for CISO Executive Forum, Leadership Council Member for Cybersecurity Collaborative, and Governing Body Member for CISOs Connect.