Denver 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

Denver CISO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Denver 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

Chris Ard

Newmont Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp

Sam Masiello

The Anschutz Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Chris McLaughlin

Johns Manville

Lucia Milică Stacy

Stanley Black & Decker
Global CISO

Alex Wood


Governing Body Members

Edgar Acosta

Open Technology Solutions
Chief Information Security Officer

Ashley Bolton

City and County of Denver, CO
Chief Data and Information Security Officer

Craig Buesing

Gates Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Mark Campbell

Global Medical Response

Dan Ceynar

BOK Financial Corporation
VP-Western Region Technical Services Manager

Randall Frietzsche

Denver Health

Tim Hampton

Sierra Space

Sue Lapierre

Vice President, IT Governance, Information Security Officer

Steven Lovaas

Colorado State University

Dustin Morris

Hensel Phelps Construction
Director of Cybersecurity

Josh Rein

PureWest Energy
Information Security Officer

Sanjeev Sah

Centura Health

Larisa Thomas

Nox Health
VP of Security

Russ Trainor

Denver Broncos

Jen Vasquez

VP, CISO Evernorth

Lee Vorthman

Chief Security Officer (Oracle Advertising)

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

  1. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  2. Illustrating IT and Security's Value through Business-first Initiatives
  3. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation

Upcoming Programs


May 22, 2024 | 1 day

Denver CISO Executive Summit

Sheraton Denver Downtown

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

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September 12, 2024 | an evening

Denver CISO Inner Circle

The Guest

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

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