Thank you to those members who voted for the new Board of Directors. We are also grateful to all of the candidates who volunteered up to run. For those candidates who were not elected, please let us know how you’d like to contribute. We’ll be establishing various committees in 2018 and the Board could use your help.
Please welcome your 2018 – 2019 InfraGard Atlanta Members Alliance (IAMA) Board of Directors. Officer and committee chair roles will be selected by end of January.
Thomas Dager – VP, Enterprise Security (CISO), Americas, Worldpay
Bruno Haring – Cyber Security and Privacy Director, PwC
Katie Ewers – Director, Cybersecurity Program Management, McKesson
Katie Ewers has over 20 years of experience in the field of information security. Her experience includes various industries such as healthcare, financial services, consulting, retail and telecommunications. She has held roles such as security application development, IAM program development, security team development, consulting and most recently, Director of Security Operations. Over the past 18 years, Katie has enjoyed being an active member of the information security community in Atlanta. Over the past 11 years, she has enjoyed being a member of the IAMA. Her experience includes attaining several industry certifications including a CISSP from 2000, CISA from 2003 and CISM from 2008. Katie is passionate about business enablement, industry collaboration and program execution.
Ward Pyles – Director Global Security and Assurance, Intercontinental Hotels Group
Tom Philpot – Corporate Security Manager, UPS
Tom Philpot is the Corporate Security Manager for the UPS Corporate campuses located in Atlanta. His roles include oversight of three corporate campuses, the UPS Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and Commodity Verification Programs. He also serves as the liaison for government and law enforcement relationships. During his time at the corporate office, Tom was instrumental in the development and deployment of the Insider Threat and Workplace Violence training programs. Tom has served in several security roles throughout his career with responsibilities over 11 states, overseeing security for distribution and logistics, freight forwarding, cargo screening, transportation, and healthcare. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Management from Shorter University and is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force.
Paul Janes – Senior Security Engineer, First Data Corporation
Derek Johnson – CISO Advisor, Unisys
Justin Orcutt – Manager Cyber Security, NCC Group
Justin Orcutt is a member of NCC Group’s North American Assurance Practice. Prior to joining NCC Group Justin worked with a large national security and compliance firm. For the past several years, Justin has worked with Fortune 500 companies to help design, implement, and validate IT security systems. Justin’s passion is around IoT security, supply chain risk management and federal security requirements like DFARs and FedRAMP.
Bill Morrison – Principle, Cyber Defense, GE Healthcare
Bill Morrison is currently employed by the healthcare business line of a Fortune 10 multinational company working on the engineering, implementation, and deployment of security controls and processes for healthcare cloud products and systems. Previously, Bill spent 3 years with the nation’s largest not-for-profit healthcare system, leading their Incident Response program. Additionally, Bill has over 22 years expereince with a Fortune 15 company as an Information Security & Compliance Officer for their pharma & high-tech manufacturing customers, providing expertise in information security, threat & vulnerability assessment, incident management, and information security policies and standards. Bill also served as the senior incident handler/investigator on the Corporate IT Security Incident Response Team. Bill served as the IAMA chapter Secretary (2013-2015) and as Treasurer since 2015.
Meenaxi Dave – Adjunct Instructor of Information Security
Meenaxi Dave has been an IAMA Board member since August 2017 and served as the Committee Chair for programming since February 2017. Ms. Dave is an experienced Information Security educator with proven success developing, delivering and evaluating IT security training programs. She has a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Memphis in Tennessee and a Diploma in cloud Cybersecurity from Gwinnett Technical College. She holds professional certifications in CCISO, CISSP, CEH, COMPTIA Security+, Network+, and Linux+. Ms. Dave currently works as an adjunct instructor for Information Security at Gwinnett Technical College and teaching CEH class at KSU Continuing Education. She serves the board for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Information System Security Association (ISSA) as a Director of Education.