Ohio 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

Ohio CISO Governing Body

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


Michael Erickson

Baptist Health

Kiran Govindaraju

Ohio National Financial Services
2nd VP, IT & Actuarial Science

Lisa Heckler

Chief Information Security Officer

Phani Konduru

Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health & Innovation

Deval Motka

Rocket Companies
VP Rocket Data

Robert Schuetter

Chief Information Security Officer


Greg Allender

Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Boutell

Huntington Bancshares
SVP, IT Risk Director

Mark Carney

State Auto Insurance Companies
Information Security Leader

Dave Criminski

AVP, Information Security

Shannon Culp

Director, Security Governance

Thomas Dager

Chief Information Security Officer

Tony DeAngelo

VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Enneking

Mount Carmel
Regional Information Security Officer

Adool Ferguson

Mgr., Global Cybersecurity (CISO)

Chris Hart

First Financial Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Lori Havlovitz

Cardinal Health
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Timothy Held

US Bank
EVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Kelley

Chief Information Security Officer

James Kelley

Big Lots
Director, Information Security

Jason Kinder

Leonardo DRS
Director, Corp Security - Cyber Security & SOC Ops

Matt King

VP of Global IT Security, CISO

Brian Klenke

Bath & Body Works
Chief Information Security Officer

Craig Kobren

The Christ Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Adam Leisring

Chief Risk Officer/ CISO

Amy Lett

SCOTTS Miracle-Gro
Chief Information Security Officer

William McCaster

Ohio National Financial Services
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Chris McFarland

Abercrombie & Fitch
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Minick

Fifth Third Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Rich Nagle

The Ohio State University
AVP & Chief Information Security Officer

Elias Oxendine IV

YUM! Brands
Director, IT Governance Risk and Compliance

Gregory Peebles

St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Information Security Manager

Drew Perry


Greg Press

Munich Reinsurance America
VP IT Americas Security Manager

Michael Spaulding

Director of Cyber Security Operations

Michael Speas

Western & Southern Financial Group
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Mathews Thomas

AVP, IT Risk Mgmt.

Paul Townley

Owens Corning
Director, Information Security

Bryan Willett


Upcoming Programs


October 4, 2022 | an evening

Ohio CISO Inner Circle

Anderson Pavilion

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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