Results-driven Information Security executive with a proven track record of leading high-performance teams and delivering exceptional outcomes. My expertise lies in building strategic business relationships, driving cyber resiliency, and implementing comprehensive security strategies. With 18 years of relevant cyber security and IT management experience, including 6 years in a director-level role, I excel in overseeing IT Operations, Risk Management, and Security Architecture & Operations within complex technical environments.
I am known for my ability to grow and build advanced, high-performance information Security teams, fostering a collaborative culture of excellence. Leading by example, I leverage my deep understanding of security industry trends to inspire practice development focused on continuous monitoring and improvement, achieving optimal results. E.g., I led an Operations Team for a Fortune 100 company, optimizing security operations through security automation, and process efficiency, significantly reducing response times to security events to under 2 minutes.
With a master's degree in cyber security combined with an MBA, I bring a unique blend of technical and business acumen. This allows me to cultivate the technical strategy and project plan that embraces business requirements, ensuring secure system usability and core business strategies for enriched outcomes and empowered client relationships across diverse industries.
I am currently the Director of Cyber Security at UNCOMN, where I lead a high-performance consulting team and collaborate with sales and executive teams to integrate cutting-edge technologies and develop new services. Previously, I served as the Director of Cybersecurity Architecture & Operations at Maritz Holdings, where I spearheaded the design, optimization, and implementation of secure system usability and data privacy services.
I hold a master's degree in Information Security with a 3.97 GPA and graduated summa cum laude, ranking in the top 1% of my class. I also possess several certifications, including CISSP, Sec+, CEH, Certified Expert Pen Tester, Certified Web App Pen Tester, AWS CCP, and AWS Solutions Architect. Additionally, I maintain an active TOP SECRET (TS-SCI) security clearance.
Let's connect and explore how my expertise can drive cyber resiliency and elevate your organization's security posture.