Florida CISO Community

Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CISOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CISOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Supporting business agility with risk-based programs
  2. Evaluating, communicating and responding to evolving threats
  3. Building a culture of security to enable smart, secure decision-making

Florida CISO Governing Body

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


Shawn Bowen

World Fuel Services
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Otto Contreras

City of Miami, FL
Deputy CIO

Gary Eppinger

CSX Corporation
Vice President of Technology and CISO

Juan Gomez-Sanchez

Whirlpool Corporation
Global CISO

Kevin Grayling

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Jennifer Greenman

Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Chief Information Officer

Gram Ludlow

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Marcos Marrero

H.I.G. Capital
Chief Information Security Officer

Luis Suarez

H.I.G. Capital
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Christine Vanderpool

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer


Glen Armes

Old Republic International Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Chad Bairnsfather

Director, Information Security

Devon Bryan

Carnival Corporation
Global CISO

Michael Calderin

Yageo Corp
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Victor Campos

JM Family Enterprises
Chief Information Security Officer

Andrew Cannata

Primo Water Corporation
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Carr

VP, Chief Technology Officer

Brett Conlon

American Century Investments
Chief Information Security Officer

Jeremy Dold

Liberty Mutual
Business Information Security Officer

Joe Ellis

Ryder System
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Adam Fletcher

Chief Security Officer

Nicole Ford

Rockwell Automation
VP and Chief Information Security Officer

Darin Franklin

SVP Information Security, Risk and Governance

Chris Gay

Acosta Sales & Marketing

Stacey Halota

Graham Holdings
VP, IS & Privacy

Marc Helfman

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
Head of Cybersecurity

Steve Hindle

Mad Mobile
Head of Global Security

Richard La Bella

VITAS Healthcare
Chief Information Security Officer

Rich Latayan

AAA National
Chief Information Security Officer

Louis Lerman

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

James Nolin

Spirit Airlines
Sr. Director IT Operations

Eduardo Ortiz-Romeu

Techtronic Industries North America, Inc.
Head of Cybersecurity

Steven Parker

TBC Corp
VP Chief Information Security Officer

Marilyn Piccolo

Chief Information Security Officer

Frankie Ramos

DHL Express America
Regional IT Security Officer (Americas)

Christopher Roche

NextEra Energy
Senior Director of CyberSecurity & Technology Risk (CISO)

Walter Rodriguez

Greenberg Traurig
Director Information Security

Ana Roldan

NSU Florida
Chief Information Security Officer

Lars Schmekel

Miami-Dade County
Chief Information Security Officer

Christina Shannon

VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Igor Spektor

TracFone Wireless
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Programs


September 15, 2022 | an evening

Florida CISO Inner Circle

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

A summit for CISOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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December 7, 2022 | 1 day

Florida CISO Executive Summit

Hotel AKA Brickell

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

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