Senior Information Security and IT Risk Management leader with over 25 years of experience in both consulting and private industry. Building relationships with the business is a critical success factor.  Areas of Expertise are the management and implementation of Information Security, IT Risk, Security Consulting, Security Architecture, Security Infrastructure, Database Administration, Electronic Messaging, and Networking.   Background includes the building and management of security organizations and programs and the creation of extensive security policies and standards for major corporations.  Extensive experience in security technology including firewall rule management, vulnerability assessment tools, Intrusion Detection, Log Management, AntiVirus and Malware Detection, Desktop Encryption, Cloud Security Architecture, Role Based Access Management and Enforcement, Remote Access and Mobile Device Security and controls. Have managed and participated in numerous external, internal and regulatory security audits and assessments, numerous risk assessments, managed regulatory compliance (CA Privacy- SB 1386, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley), Access Management Program and Technology Implementation, designed Information Security organizations, developed new security consulting organizations, and made security presentations to industry organizations and conferences including CISO Council, MISTI, ISSA, ISACA, HTCIA, NCMA, BCBS and IIA.  Worked with numerous companies in the Financial, Insurance, Healthcare, Advertising, Manufacturing, and Retail industries on their Information Security and Risk programs. Currently Director, Information Security and Compliance for PetSmart.