2019-2020 Board of Directors Nominations Are In

The following ISSA Phoenix members have accepted nominations to the to the 2019-2020 Phoenix ISSA Board of Directors. Service on the Board is an opportunity to guide the chapter, influence security practitioners, shape the destiny of the cybersecurity profession and enhance personal leadership skills.

Voting procedures will be announced at the next Chapter meeting on 9/6/18.

Position Description Nominee Nominee Info
President The President shall be the executive head of the Chapter and shall preside at all meetings of the Chapter or appoint somebody else to preside in their place. Lorna Kertesz

Current Professional Title: Information Security Professional

Professional Summary:

More than 15 years of experience in information technology and security centered the fields of finance, data forensics, education, hospitality and federal government.

Specialties: risk assessment, data forensics, information security, IT audit, security policy, awareness training, information security research.

Note: Lorna served on the 2017-2018 ISSA Phoenix Board as Secretary

Vice President The Vice President shall attend to the duties of the President in his/her absence and shall attend to any other duties as the President may require. The Vice President shall serve as Parliamentarian for the purposes of maintaining efficient and smooth operation of meetings, and for keeping them consistent with the Bylaws. Chris Coriale

Current Professional Title: Information Security Manager

Professional Summary:

Entrepreneurial engineer interested in building technologies to solve life’s problems. Created a Messaging as a Service platform utilized by large companies and college organizations for real time alerts and group communication.

Specialties: LAMP, PHP, Java, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Apache, MySQL, Ajax, XML, Perl, SEO, Online Marketing, SMTP, SMS

Secretary The Secretary shall record and keep minutes of all meetings. The Secretary will be responsible for printing and/or publication of Chapter materials for meetings, conferences, and/or training sessions as needed. Tanith Moore

Current Professional Title: Data Risk Manager

Professional Summary:

Over ten years of risk and governance related experience.

Specialties: process risk assessment, operations risk, business continuity operations, business continuity and disaster recovery governance, it/is risk, regulatory compliance governance and PCI DSS compliance & governance.


Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP)

Note: Tanith served on the 2017-2018 ISSA Phoenix Board as Web Communications Director

Treasurer The Treasurer shall collect all membership dues reimbursed by ISSA National Office and other monies to the Chapter, and shall keep an accurate account of all treasury receipts, expenditures, and deposits. The Treasurer will also lead efforts to develop the Chapter spending plan. Dave Eilken

Current Professional Title: Technology Innovator

Professional Summary:

History of successful project execution in technology & information security.

Specialties: market strategy, product development and team leadership.

Membership Director The Membership Director shall manage the Chapter’s mailing lists, member email addresses, member renewals and current status of the members. The Membership Director will, in coordination with the Program Director, ensure that meeting notifications and other communications as directed are sent to the active member listing. Mike Lombardi

Current Professional Title: Digital Forensics Incident Response Consultant

Professional Summary:

A digital forensics specialist deeply skilled in leading incident response engagements.

Specialties: digital forensics, incident response, malware reversing, root cause analysis, client communication and more.


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME)
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

Note: Mike served on the 2017-2018 ISSA Phoenix Board as Membership Director

Program Director The Program Director shall manage the Chapter Meeting Programs as well as the program for any other events sponsored by the Chapter. The Program Director will work with speakers, presenters, venue managers, and any meeting facilitation services that may be needed.

Ricky Martin


Current Professional Title: Senior Security Engineer

Professional Summary:

Cyber Security Engineer with a wide range of experience and knowledge in multiple Industries, such as Aviation, Legal, Finance, Pharma, Manufacturing and Government.

Specialties: endpoint security, cyber security, defense in depth, application control, network monitoring, web site design and creation, project management, comptia security+ and more.


SecurityPlus Logo

Sponsorship Director The Sponsorship Director will seek sponsorship of the Chapter and the Meetings to defray any cost. Greg Estrada

Current Professional Title: Sr. Technical Recruiter

Professional Summary:

More than 15 years of technical recruitment experience.

Specialties: sourcing, qualifying, interviewing and delivering with persistence and unrelenting commitment

Joe Crim

Current Professional Title: Chief Technology Officer

Professional Summary:

Currently provides SaaS services to Law Enforcement and Government markets

Specialties: software engineering and supporting skills necessary to analyze, articulate and build quality applications (primarily in Ruby and Golang) meeting the clients’ unique or highly specialized needs

Web Communications Director The Web Communications Director shall manage the communications activities of the Chapter related to web/internet, and committees. It is the duty of the Web Communications Director to assure that the content on the ISSA Chapter site is accurate and in keeping with the high professional standards of the association and updated in a timely fashion. Matt Peterson

Current Professional Title:

Professional Summary: