Dallas CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Dallas 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. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

Dallas CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Sara Andrews headshot

Sara Andrews

PepsiCo
SVP, Global CISO

Sonja Hammond headshot

Sonja Hammond

Essilor of America
CISO & Privacy Officer

Jairo Orea headshot

Jairo Orea

Kimberly-Clark
CISO

Shamoun Siddiqui headshot

Shamoun Siddiqui

Neiman Marcus Group
VP, CISO

Duaine Styles headshot

Duaine Styles

Globe Life
CSO

Gary Toretti headshot

Gary Toretti

CBRE
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Michael Anderson

Dallas County
Chief Information Security Officer

Ryan Bachman

GM Financial
SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Sujeet Bambawale

7-Eleven
CISO

David Bell

American Airlines
CISO & Managing Director - Information Security & Technology Risk Management

Fernando Blanco

CHRISTUS Health
VP & CISO

Michael Britton

Alliance Data
CISO

Kevin Charest

Health Care Service Corporation
DSVP & CISO

KC Condit

G6 Hospitality
CISO

Monte Coulter

GAF
Executive Director, Head of Information Security

Jason Cowlishaw

Match Group
Sr. Director, Information Security

Joshua Danielson

Copart
Chief Information Security Officer

Josh Davis

Toyota Motor North America
VP & Chief Cyber Security Officer

Bill Edevane

Texas Rangers
Director, Information Security

James Eppolito

Dean Foods
Director of Security and Risk

Boulton Fernando

Toyota Financial Services
CISO

George Finney

Southern Methodist University
Chief Security Officer

Eric Fisch

Texas Capital Bank
EVP, Information Security Officer

Lisa Fogwell

PrimeLending, A Plains Capital Bank
SVP, CISO

Harold Gonzalez

loanDepot
SVP & CISO

Parrish Gunnels

CyberDefenses
CISO

Ajay Gupta

Humana
Chief of Cybersecurity

Sarah Hendrickson

Gartner
VP, Security & GRC

Lauren Heyndrickx

JCPenney
CISO & VP, IT Infrastructure & Security

Royce Holden

DFW International Airport
AVP - Technology Security and Compliance (CISO)

Bud Homeyer

Michaels
Chief Information Security Officer

Mustapha Kebbeh

The Brink's Company
Global CISO

Jeff Kirby

Interstate Batteries
CISO

Sailaja Kotra-Turner

Brinker International
Senior Director, IT Security and Risk Management

Chuck Lankford

The Container Store
CISO

Will Long Sr.

Children's Medical Center of Dallas
VP & CISO

Syam Maddimsetty

Overhead Door Corporation
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Adam Maslow

Raising Cane's
Senior Director of Information Security

Cameron McElhinny

Textron
CISO

Scot Miller

Mr. Cooper
VP, CISO

Scott Moser

Sabre
Chief Information Security Officer

Aaron Munoz

Texas Christian University
Chief Information Security Officer

Alex Nehlebaeff

Harley-Davidson Financial Services Inc.
Corporate Information Security Manager

Jessica Nemmers

Elevate
CSO

Robert Pace

First American Payment Systems
Vice President, Information Security & Compliance

Peeyush Patel

McKesson Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer (Americas)

Mike Priest

Globe Life
CISO

Dana Prochaska

McLane
Director of Information Security

Nancy Rainosek

State of Texas
CISO

Marty Ray

Fossil
CISO

Chris Ray

TriNet
Chief Information Security Officer

Paul Reyes

Vistra Energy
CISO, VP of Cyber Security, Risk, & Compliance

Aaron Salinas

Aviall
Manager Information Security and Compliance

Mike Schiller

Texas Instruments
CISO

Jeffery Schilling

Teleperformance
Global CISO

Michael Simmons

Southwest Airlines
CISO

Julius Smith

DART
CISO

Joshua Spencer

UT Southwestern Medical Center
AVP & CISO

Mike Tiddy

BNSF Railway Company
CISO

Gary Todd

PNM Resources
Assoc. Director, Cyber Security

Anil Varghese

Exeter
SVP/CISO

Zach Vinduska

ClubCorp
Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Security

Sonya Wickel

Triumph Group
Director, Enterprise Security & Compliance

Tommy Willard

Mohawk Industries
Sr. Security Administrator

Wesley Williams

Goldman Sachs
Managing Director, Technology Risk

Gregory Wilson

Pioneer Natural Resources
CISO

Upcoming programs


September 21, 2020

2020 Global CISO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

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

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November 18, 2020

2020 Dallas CISO Executive Summit Q4

Renaissance Dallas Hotel

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

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March 2021

2021 Dallas CISO Inner Circle Q1

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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