Florida CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Florida 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

Florida CISO Governing Body

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


Shawn Bowen

World Fuel Services
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Otto Contreras

City of Miami, FL
Deputy CIO

Gary Eppinger

CSX Corporation
Vice President of Technology and CISO

Juan Gomez-Sanchez

Whirlpool Corporation
Global CISO

Kevin Grayling

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Gram Ludlow

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Marcos Marrero

H.I.G. Capital
Chief Information Security Officer

Luis Suarez

H.I.G. Capital
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Christine Vanderpool

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer


Glen Armes

Old Republic International Corporation
Chief Information Security Officer

Chad Bairnsfather

Director, Information Security

Michael Calderin

Yageo Corp
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Victor Campos

JM Family Enterprises
Chief Information Security Officer

Andrew Cannata

Primo Water Corporation
Global Chief Information Security Officer

Jeremy Dold

Liberty Mutual
Business Information Security Officer

Joe Ellis

Ryder System
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Adam Fletcher

Blackstone Group

Nicole Ford

VP and Chief Information Security Officer

Darin Franklin

SVP Information Security, Risk and Governance

Chris Gay

Acosta Sales & Marketing

Marc Helfman

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
Head of Cybersecurity

Steve Hindle

Head of Global Security

Richard La Bella

VITAS Healthcare
Chief Information Security Officer

Rich Latayan

AAA National
Chief Information Security Officer

Louis Lerman

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

James Nolin

Spirit Airlines
Sr. Director IT Operations

Steven Parker

TBC Corp
VP Chief Information Security Officer

Marilyn Piccolo

Chief Information Security Officer

Frankie Ramos

DHL Express America
Regional IT Security Officer (Americas)

Timothy Ramsay


Christopher Roche

NextEra Energy
Senior Director of CyberSecurity & Technology Risk (CISO)

Walter Rodriguez

Greenberg Traurig
Director Information Security

Ana Roldan

NSU Florida
Chief Information Security Officer

Lars Schmekel

Miami-Dade County
Chief Information Security Officer

Christina Shannon

VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Upcoming Programs


March 10, 2022 | 1 hour

Florida CISO Virtual Town Hall

Structuring for Success — Crafting Your Future IT Culture

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

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May, 2022 | an evening

Florida CISO Inner Circle

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

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September, 2022 | 3 days

Global CISO Executive Summit

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

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