Charlotte 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:

Programs

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

Insights

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

Connections

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

Charlotte CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Reenie Askew

City of Charlotte, NC
Assistant City Manager & Chief Information Officer

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp
Chief Information Security Officer

William Curtiss

Hanesbrands
CISO & CTO / Director, Global Cybersecurity and IT Infrastructure

Frank DePaola

Enpro
VP, CISO

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Margarita Rivera

Quarterra Group , A Lennar Company
Vice President, Information Security & Privacy

John Scrimsher

Kontoor Brands
CISO

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
SVP & CIO

Kimberly Trapani

American Tire Distributors
Chief Digital Security Officer

Members

Rick Bertoncin

Gallagher-Kaiser
Director, Technology & Security (CISO)

Aaron Beuhring

Kontoor Brands
Director, Technical Security

Mike Brannon

National Gypsum
Director, Infrastructure & Security

Christina Bray

Collins Aerospace
Deputy CISO

JP Calderon

PVH Brands
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Henry Capello

Albemarle
CISO

Chase Carpenter

Honeywell
Chief Information and Product Security Officer

Gorrell Cheek

SPX Flow
CISO

Matthew Clark

IAT Group
CISO, VP Information Security

Teresa Davis

First Horizon National
VP/Corporate Records Management

Stephen Davis

Revlon
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Frank Dixon

Sunbelt Rentals
Manager, IT Security Engineering

Peter Flack

Itron
Director Information Security, Risk Management and Governance

Anthony Foust

Belron
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Sean Gallagher

Hayward
Senior Director, Global Information Security

Lyvon Garth

Durham County, NC
CISO

Mike Hillhouse

Cadrillion Capital
CIO & Security Officer

Lisa Jones

Wake County Government
CISO

James Kidwell

E4E Relief
Vice President, Security & Infrastructure

Matt Lang

State Employees Credit Union of North Carolina
CISO

Bill Lord

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Senior Director, IT Security & Chief Information Security Officer

Becky MacDonald

Dynamic Campus
Chief Information Security Officer

Scott Mathis

RBC Bank US
Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin McKenzie

Dollar Tree Inc
VP & CISO

Randy Moulton

City of Charlotte, NC
Chief Security Officer

Mike Piccirilli

Citco
CPO

Jim Powell

Trane Technologies
Vice President, IT Security & CISO

Kelly Reese

Sitel
Business Information Security Officer

Ben Schwering

Premier
CISO

Ethan Steiger

Advance Auto Parts
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Martin Strasburger

Duke Energy
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Maria Thompson

Amazon Web Services
SLG Leader, Cybersecurity

Chad Toney

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
CISO

Lisa Tuttle

SPX
CISO

Marc Varner

Lowe's Companies
Corporate VP & CISO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

February 7, 2023 | an evening

Charlotte CISO Inner Circle

Del Frisco's

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

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IN-PERSON

June 1, 2023 | an evening

Charlotte CISO Inner Circle

Duke Mansion

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

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IN-PERSON

September 11 - 13, 2023 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Charlotte CISO Executive Summit

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

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