St. Louis CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the St. Louis 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. Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
  2. Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
  3. Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

St. Louis CISO Governing Body

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


Joe Caro

Post Holdings

Kevin Hardcastle

Washington University in St. Louis
Associate Chief Information Security Officer

Dan Henke


Stacy Mill

Nashville Electric Service
VP of IT and CISO

Matt Modica

BJC HealthCare

Shri Ramachandran

Boston Scientific
Vice President & Chief Information Officer


Marc Ashworth, CISSP, CISM, CRISC

First Bank

Alan Berry

Centene Corporation

Craig Byrkit

Reinsurance Group of America
VP, Global Information Security and Privacy Officer

Roftiel Constantine


Chris Cooper

Reinsurance Group of America
VP, Global Chief Security & Privacy Officer

Gary Harbison

Bayer Corporation
Global CISO

Josh Knopp

VP, Information Security Officer

TJ Mann

Children's Mercy Hospital
Chief Information Security Officer

Tim Marsden


Brett Perry

Dot Foods

Aman Raheja

SVP CISO & Head of IT Operations

Randy Raw

Veterans United Home Loans
Vice President, Information Security

Chris Reed

McCarthy Building
Information Security Director

Tom Schunk

Emerson Electric
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Jessie Showers

Department of Defense - Defense Information Systems Agency
Cybersecurity Chief

Joey Smith

Schnucks Markets

Joseph Susai

Washington University in St. Louis

Andrew Wilder

Regional Security Services Manager

Larry Woods

Post Holdings
Sr. Director, Enterprise Information Security

Upcoming Events

In-person Programs

December 15, 2021

2021 St. Louis CISO Executive Summit

Four Seasons St. Louis

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

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Virtual Programs

August 24, 2021

St. Louis CISO Virtual Town Hall

St. Louis CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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October 12 - 13, 2021

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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