Dallas CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Dallas community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
  2. Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
  3. Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

Dallas CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Dallas CISO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Co-Chairs

Sara Andrews

PepsiCo Inc
SVP, Global CISO

Sonja Hammond

National Veterinary Associates
VP, CISO

Mustapha Kebbeh

The Brink's Co
Global CISO

Mike Priest

Liberty National Life Insurance Company
CISO

Shamoun Siddiqui

Neiman Marcus
VP, CISO

Gary Toretti

CBRE
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Michael Anderson

In Transition
Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Bachman

GM Financial
SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Sujeet Bambawale

7-Eleven
CISO

Everett Bates

Love's Travel Stops
Head of Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategy

David Bell

American Airlines
Managing Director, Information Security & Technology Risk Management & Chief Information Security Officer

Fernando Blanco

CHRISTUS Health
VP & CISO

Ben Carr

Qualys
Chief Information Security Officer

KC Condit

G6 Hospitality
CISO

Monte Coulter

Caris Life Sciences
Senior Director, Information Security

Jason Cowlishaw

Match Group
VP, Global Information Security

Joshua Danielson

Copart
Chief Information Security Officer

Josh Davis

Toyota Motor North America
VP & Chief Cyber Security Officer

Bill Edevane

Texas Rangers
Director, Information Security

James Eppolito

Klein Tools
Director of Information Security

Boulton Fernando

Toyota Financial Services
CISO

George Finney

Southern Methodist University
Chief Security Officer

Eric Fisch

USAA
Head of Information Security Governance, Risk, and Controls

Jason Frugé

Rent-A-Center
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Harold Gonzalez

loanDepot
SVP & CISO

Parrish Gunnels

Sunflower Bank
SVP, IT Risk Management Director/CISO

Ajay Gupta

Humana
Chief of Cybersecurity

Sarah Hendrickson

ABC Fitness Solutions
CISO

Lauren Heyndrickx

Ralph Lauren Corp
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Royce Holden

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
AVP - Technology Security and Compliance (CISO)

Jeff Kirby

Interstate Batteries
CISO

Sailaja Kotra-Turner

Brown-Forman
CISO

Chuck Lankford

The Container Store
CISO

Syam Maddimsetty

Overhead Door
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Adam Maslow

Raising Cane's
Senior Director of Information Security

Cameron McElhinny

Textron
CISO

Scot Miller

Mr. Cooper
SVP, CISO

Scott Moser

Sabre Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Aaron Munoz

Texas Christian University
Chief Information Security Officer

Alex Nehlebaeff

Harley-Davidson Financial Services Inc.
Corporate Information Security Manager

Jessica Nemmers

Elevate
CSO

Jairo Orea

Royal Caribbean Cruises
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Pace

Invitation Homes
VP, CISO

Dana Prochaska

McLane Company
Director of Information Security

Nancy Rainosek

State of Texas
CISO

Chris Ray

TriNet Group
Former Chief Security Officer

Marty Ray

Fossil
CISO

Paul Reyes

Vistra Energy
CISO, VP of Cyber Security, Risk, & Compliance

Aaron Salinas

The Boeing Co
Manager Information Security and Compliance

Mike Schiller

Texas Instruments
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Jeffery Schilling

Teleperformance
Global CISO

Jaimin Shah

SRS Distribution
CISO

Michael Simmons

Southwest Airlines
CISO

Julius Smith

City of Dallas, TX - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
CISO

Duaine Styles

Globe Life Inc.
CSO

Mike Tiddy

BNSF Railway
CISO

Gary Todd

PNM Resources
Assoc. Director, Cyber Security

Zach Vinduska

Credera
CISO

Sonya Wickel

Triumph Group
Director, Enterprise Security & Compliance

Wesley Williams

Goldman Sachs
Managing Director, Technology Risk

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

November 16, 2021

Dallas CISO Executive Summit

Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

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December 7, 2021

Dallas CISO Inner Circle

La Cima Club

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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