Ohio CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Ohio 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

Ohio CISO Governing Body

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


Michael Erickson

Baptist Health

Kiran Govindaraju

Ohio National Financial Services
2nd VP, IT & Actuarial Science

Lisa Heckler

Chief Information Security Officer

Phani Konduru

Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health & Innovation

Stacy Mill

Nashville Electric Service
VP of IT and CISO

Deval Motka

Rocket Companies
VP Rocket Data

Robert Schuetter

Chief Information Security Officer


Greg Allender

Chief Information Security Officer

Don Boian

Huntington Bancshares
Cybersecurity Outreach Director

Robert Boutell

Huntington Bancshares
SVP, IT Risk Director

Mark Carney

State Auto Insurance Companies
Information Security Leader

Lori Clarke

Director, Information Security

Dave Criminski

Bath & Body Works
AVP, Information Security

Shannon Culp

Director Global Information & Cyber Security Governance & Awareness

Thomas Dager

Chief Information Security Officer

Tony DeAngelo

VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Tom Enneking

Mount Carmel
Regional Information Security Officer

Adool Ferguson

Mgr., Global Cybersecurity (CISO)

Chris Hart

First Financial Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Lori Havlovitz

Cardinal Health
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Timothy Held

U.S. Bank
EVP, Chief Information Security Officer

James Kelley

Big Lots
Director, Information Security

Mike Kelley

The E.W. Scripps Company
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Kinder

Leonardo DRS
Director, Corp Security - Cyber Security & SOC Ops

Matt King

VP of Global IT Security, CISO

Brian Klenke

Bath & Body Works
Chief Information Security Officer

Craig Kobren

The Christ Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Amy Lett

SCOTTS Miracle-Gro
Chief Information Security Officer

William McCaster

Ohio National Financial Services
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Chris McFarland

Abercrombie & Fitch
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Brian Minick

Fifth Third Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Rich Nagle

The Ohio State University
AVP & Chief Information Security Officer

Elias Oxendine IV

YUM! Brands
Director, IT Governance Risk and Compliance

Gregory Peebles

St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Director, Information Security

Greg Press

Munich Reinsurance America
Global Head Information Security Office

Eric Ridder

GE Aviation
VP, Data Protection, Threat Management & Insider Threat

Michael Spaulding

Director of Cyber Security Operations

Mathews Thomas

AVP, IT Risk Mgmt.

Paul Townley

Owens Corning
Director, Information Security

Bryan Willett


Christopher Zell

Wendy's Company
Vice President, Head of IT Security

Upcoming Programs


March 15, 2022 | 1 hour

Ohio 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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June, 2022 | 1 day

Ohio CISO Executive Summit

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

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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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