2020 Nashville Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum

    Coming Spring 2020



    The Leadership Board represents the region’s most prominent organizations and thought leadership. Board members recommend and vet topics, speakers and industry partners, ensuring each Exchange addresses the region’s most significant concerns.

    Leadership Board


    Curtis Carver Jr., PhD, VP & CIO, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Diane Ball, CISSP, VP & CISO, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
    Peter Gallinari, Domain ISO, State of Tennessee


    Michael Boyd, CIO, Southwest Tennessee Community College
    Scott Breece, VP, Security & CISO, Community Health Systems
    Mark Bruns, SVP, CISO, FirstBank of Tennessee
    Curtis Campbell, VP, Manager IT Procurement & Vendor Management, Atlantic Capitol Bank
    Steve Crocker, CISO, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
    Sean Datcher, CTO, Credit Corp./Check Into Cash
    Andrea Di Fabio, CISO & Associate CIO, East Tennessee State University
    Jamie Engstrom, CIO, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
    Rob Ferrill, AVP & CISO, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Wes Floyd, Director IT Security, Kenco Logistic Services
    Ray Harris, CIO, ADTRAN
    Robert Johnson, Associate CIO, University of Memphis
    Dawn Lambert, CISO, Steward Health Care, West Division
    Ryan Loy, CIO, EBSCO Industries
    Steve Marshall, CIO, Ingram Content Group
    William Miaoulis, CISO, Auburn University
    Kevin Ray, Director, IT, O'Neal Industries, Inc.
    Lance Rea, CIO, Baker Donelson
    Bob Sarnecki, SVP & CIO, Children's of Alabama
    Eric Schmitt, SVP, Global IT Security, Sedgwick
    David Sivils, VP, IT, Western Express Holdings
    Andy Sobotta, CCSP, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISO, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
    Mark Stewart, CISO, Altec Industries
    Lane Sullivan, Sr. Director Security, Magellan Health
    Mitch Thomas, Chief Security Officer, Encompass Health
    David Ulloa, ME, CISO, IMC Companies, LLC
    Steve Vieira, CIO, Tennessee Board of Regents

    Connecting Cloud Security and Business Objectives

    The future of information and cybersecurity is the cloud, and the Board depends on us, as security leaders, to help them understand what that transition means for the business. At this collaborative discussion, we will discuss:

    Speakers are recommended and vetted by the Leadership.

    Check back regularly for speaker announcements.

    Solutions providers are vetted to include only the organizations bringing the most successful and innovative solutions to market. Sponsors must be approved by the Leadership Board.

    Interested in supporting the cybersecurity leadership community? contact us

    To learn more about the Nashville Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Executive Forum or to answer any questions, please contact:

    Steve Bangsund, Executive Director
    Direct: 503.481.5263

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