Milwaukee CISO Community


Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Milwaukee CISO Governing Body

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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

John Paape

Roehl Transport
Vice President of Technology/CIO

Rick Sackett

Global Director, Information Security & Privacy

Governing Body Members

Reshad Alam

Regal Rexnord
Vice President, Information Systems Security

Jeremy Bauer

Molson Coors Beverage Company

William Cummings

Generac Power Systems
Vice President Cybersecurity

Andrew Detloff

Global Director IT, Climate Solutions & IT Security

Ray Farrell

Milwaukee Tool
Director of Digital and Information Security

Stephen Ford

Rockwell Automation

Adam Furger

Foot Locker
Sr. Director Information Security

Steve Hannan

Landmark Credit Union
Chief Information and Risk Officer

Tod Huber

IAT Insurance Group
VP of IT, Platform Engineering & Delivery

Angela Johnson

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
CISO & VP IS Infrastructure

Brent Kennedy

SVP, Deputy CISO/Head of Information Security

Adam Lance

Komatsu Mining
Director, Global Infrastructure & CISO

Alan Langmann

Artisan Partners

Shawn Lewis

Spectrum Brands
Division Vice President, IT Security & Strategy

John Mandli

S C Johnson & Son Inc
Senior Director, Global Information Security

Kurt Manke

Organic Valley
IT Director of Security

Chris Merkel

Northwestern Mutual
Senior Director, Cybersecurity Operations

Doug Michelz

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Alyssa Miller

Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Reineck

RW Baird
Senior Vice President, IT Security

Dane Sandersen

First Student
Director of Cyber Security (CISO)

Dave Schaibly

Director, IT Security & BCM

Anup Singh

REV Group

Tim Van Ryzin

Director, Information Security

James Varner

Oshkosh Corporation

Mike Waldrop

Schneider National
Sr. Director, Information Security

Nick Watson

Executive Director of Information Security & Compliance

Ryan Wessels

Schreiber Foods
Director - IT Governance Risk & Compliance

Jennifer Westphal

MGIC Investment Corporation

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

  1. Delivering Digital Innovation to Drive Value Across the Enterprise
  2. Maximizing Existing Resources to Optimize Emerging Costs
  3. Securing the Organization Through Advanced Technology Adoption

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