(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
I am a highly experienced security leader with a proven ability to lead diverse teams of security professionals to new levels of success. My track record includes more than 28 years of hands-on experience across all facets of security: strategy, architecture, planning, implementation and operations. I have a proven ability to successfully analyze an organization's business requirements, identify security needs based on risk, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing security, while maintaining or decreasing Total Cost of Ownership.
  • IT security best practices
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Working with shifting priorities
  • Large computer networks
  • Business process improvement
  • Requirements gathering
  • Risk mitigation and management
  • Results-oriented
  • Collaboration tools
Association of Old Crows Alexandria, VA Expected in 2007 Fellow : Information Warfare - GPA :
HIPAA Academy Waukee, IA Expected in 2004 Certified HIPAA Security Specialist : Healthcare Security - GPA :
Information Systems Audit and Control Association Rolling Meadows, IL Expected in 2004 Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) : Information Security Management - GPA :
Computing Technology Industry Association Downers Grove, IL Expected in 2002 Security + : Cyber Security - GPA :
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium Clearwater, FL Expected in 2002 Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) : Information Security - GPA :
SecureIT Mountain View, CA Expected in 2001 VeriSign Professional Service Engineer (Expert) : Cryptographic Management - GPA :
SecureIT Mountain View, CA Expected in 2001 VeriSign Certified Engineer (Expert) : Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Management - GPA :
SecureIT Mountain View, CA Expected in 2001 VeriSign Certified Administrator (Expert) : VeriSign Portal Products - GPA :
USAF Scott AFB, IL Expected in 2000 Certified Master Internet Security Specialist : Cyber Security - GPA :
USAF Scott AFB, IL Expected in 1999 Certified Information Protection Professional - Level 3, Expert : Defensive Information Warfare - GPA :
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL Expected in 1991 Bachelor of Science : Education Training and Development - GPA :
Work History
Sloan Valve Company - Director, Applied Cryptography
New Hudson, MI, 10/2011 - Current
Thought leader and implementer of effort to centralize all cryptographic forms or functions within PNC. Built world class Cryptographic Engineering, Operations, Key Management and integration teams from the ground up. Provides Cryptographic SME support to the enterprise IT footprint, and enable cost effective risk based mitigation, while achieving regulatory compliance.
Ameris Bancorp - Legal Investigations, Co-founder
Canton, , 05/2009 - 09/2011
ASLO Investigation is a computer forensics, intelligence and expert witness firm.
  • Conducted technical analysis of legal documents and evidentiary data
  • Lead expert in the field of information security, communications security, cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure and computer security
  • Managed relationships with leading law firms, law enforcement and regulatory bodies

Intelligence And Analysis Division Of Accenture Global Asset Protection - Global Investigations Manager
City, STATE, 09/2008 - 05/2009
  • Responsible for the management of investigations for Accenture "C" suite, Client "C" Suite and other relevant authority
  • Oversees international investigations of financial, technological and personnel security matters
  • Facilitates cross functional interdepartmental investigative governance bodies ensuring compliance with international laws and regulations

Best Buy Via Accenture Infrastructure Outsourcing - Global Security Lead
City, STATE, 11/2006 - 10/2008
  • Directly responsible for leading all aspects of security for Best Buy and 18 managed branded divisions
  • Specifically hired to lead a newly formed "Greenfield" security organization bringing together diverse security operational and support teams into one domain
  • Developed key relationships across multiple business lines and international borders that included multiple acquisitions with unique business models and varying styles of leadership
  • Accountable for the introduction, planning and implementation of new capabilities such as Vulnerability Management, Computer Security Incident Response, Cryptographic Management, Enterprise Key Management, Security Operation Center and Security Incident & Event Monitoring Teams
  • Member of the Executive Steering Committee managing $100M PCI remediation efforts across all business lines
  • Developed, planned, built, managed and lead an organization of eight Directors with a diverse stage of 34 permanent, 29 partner and 40 variable employees

VeriSign - Principal Consultant, Federal Consulting Manager
City, STATE, 11/2000 - 10/2006
  • Accountable for identifying vertical and horizontal market opportunities for VeriSign\'s Public Key Infrastructure solutions
  • Managed a diverse team that developed methodologies for VeriSign Professional Services Organization Policy, Compliance and Risks Development Services
  • Team Leader for VeriSign's Certificate Policy and Certification Practice Statement (CP/CPS) team​
  • Managed a broad variety of PKI and security engagements for Fortune 500, federal, state, local and European entities and organizations
  • Designated a Public Key Infrastructure Expert by American Bar Association in 2004
  • Authored the "Trusted Computing Group" Certificate Policy. Selected by Certification Magazine (CertMag) as one of the 500 most influential people in technology learning - CertMag 500, February 2005
  • Elected by security and learning industry peers to the Executive Vice Chair of the Security + Executive Management Committee in July 2006

MarchFIRST, National Services Group - National Practice Manager
City, STATE, 06/2000 - 11/2000
  • Responsible for developing a national security practice for marchFIRST Consulting Corporation
  • Developed methodologies for local, branch and EMEA offices for Attack and Penetrations, Certificate Procedure and Policy development and Public Key Infrastructure Implementation development
  • Directly responsible for supporting 70 offices in 14 countries with Tier III security technical support for intrusion detection systems, policies, procedures, firewall, attack and penetration and cryptography
  • Managed a diverse directorate of six direct reports and 29 indirect reports

USAF, Air Force Recruiting Service - Senior Enterprise Security Manager
City, STATE, 09/1997 - 06/2000
  • Responsible for the network, cryptographic and computer application security of over 3500 personnel including 3200 Air Force recruiters and support personnel worldwide
  • Lead network security engineer on $18 million web-based recruiting system using PKI - a first in the Air Force
  • Technical Lead for the Recruiting Service Worldwide computer emergency incident response team
  • Conducted network penetration testing and analysis of 38 networks. Architected and deployed a complete security infrastructure for in two months
  • Detailed as the USAF representative to the DoD Policy Management Board. Managed a team of 37 personnel at 18 locations throughout the world

USAF, 97th Communications Squadron - Security Manager
City, STATE, 08/1988 - 08/1994
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of an enterprise Information Assurance program
  • Performed duties as Emanation, Computer, Network, Communications and Physical Security Manager.  Provided security awareness training to 1300 personnel on an annual basis

USAF, 607 Combat Communication Squadron - Security Manger
City, , 08/1994 - 08/1995
  • Responsible for communication and physical security account operations in support of combat operations for 7th Air Force, Combat Operations
  • Managed security program for all Air Force ground combat operation personnel assigned in Korea. Selected as lead for Air Force Security Liaison to Army Central Intelligence Division
  • Selected attendee, "The Future of the Internet:  Governance and Conflict", Carnegie Mellon University , Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2016
  • Winner, Gallup Great Workplace Award for Excellence in Managing 2015
  • Provided Cryptographic expertise to Carnegie Mellon University and US Department of Transportation "Smart Street and Smart City" initiative 2015
  • Selected "White Team" Judge, National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, University of Texas, San Antonio and National Security Agency 2008
  • Author of first "Trusted Platform Module" (TPM) Advisory Committee Certificate Policy 2006
  • Elected by peers as Executive Vice Chair, Security+ Steering Committee 2006
  • Selected by industry peers to the "CertMag 500" as one of the 500 most influential leaders in IT learning 2005
  • Certified the TPM chip for use in European Union for the European commission on Privacy 2005
  • Winner, VeriSign VP Innovation Award 2004
  • Thought leader and creator of the CompTIA Security+ certification 2002
  • Inventor, DOCSIS 1.1-2.0 Cryptographic Wrap and Sign, CableLabs and ComLabs the worldwide standard for all broadband devices.  Worlds largest IoT PKI 2001
  • Author, first United States Air Force Certificate Practice Statement 1998

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  • Association of Old Crows
  • HIPAA Academy
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Computing Technology Industry Association
  • International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
  • SecureIT
  • SecureIT
  • SecureIT
  • USAF
  • USAF
  • Southern Illinois University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director, Applied Cryptography
  • Legal Investigations, Co-founder
  • Global Investigations Manager
  • Global Security Lead
  • Principal Consultant, Federal Consulting Manager
  • National Practice Manager
  • Senior Enterprise Security Manager
  • Security Manager
  • Security Manger


  • Fellow
  • Certified HIPAA Security Specialist
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Security +
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • VeriSign Professional Service Engineer (Expert)
  • VeriSign Certified Engineer (Expert)
  • VeriSign Certified Administrator (Expert)
  • Certified Master Internet Security Specialist
  • Certified Information Protection Professional - Level 3, Expert
  • Bachelor of Science

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