Charlotte CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Charlotte 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. 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
CIO

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp
Chief Information Security Officer

William Curtiss

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

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Jon Harris

Compass Group USA
CISO

Margarita Rivera

Lennar Multifamily Communities
Vice President, Information Security Risk & Compliance

John Scrimsher

Kontoor Brands
CISO

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
CIO

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
CIO

Kimberly Trapani

American Tire Distributors
Chief Digital Security Officer

Members

Mike Brannon

National Gypsum
Director, Infrastructure & Security

Christina Bray

Truist
SVP, Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance

JP Calderon

PVH Brands
SVP and CISO

Henry Capello

Albemarle
CISO

Chase Carpenter

Honeywell
Chief Information and Product Security Officer

Gorrell Cheek

SPX Flow
CISO

Matthew Clark

IAT Group
Leader, Global Information Security

Teresa Davis

First Horizon National
VP, Corporate Records

Stephen Davis

Revlon
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Frank Dixon

Conrex
Director of Cybersecurity

Peter Flack

Itron
Director Information Security, Risk Management and Governance

Anthony Foust

Belron
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Lyvon Garth

Durham County, NC
CISO

Mike Hillhouse

Cadrillion Capital
CIO & Security Officer

Lisa Jones

Wake County Government
CISO

James Kidwell

Novolex
Director, IT Governance and Security

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

Essentia Health
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

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


VIRTUAL

September 29, 2022 | 1 hour

Charlotte CISO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

October 12 - 14, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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

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IN-PERSON

November 17, 2022 | 1 day

Charlotte CISO Executive Summit

The Westin Charlotte

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

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