Marc has a 30-year career in Cybersecurity and Technology dating back to his service in the US Air Force. He has worked in the silicon valley performing CyberTech roles including management, then at a Big 4 firm in a CyberTech executive consultant role. At the executive management level, he spent time at a global company as a National IT Director overseeing IT GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) which included cybersecurity. Most recently he served as the CISO/SVP at Woodforest National Bank from August 2012 – June 2021 and the CEO, Founder, vCIO/vCISO of CyberFore Systems Corporation until Sept. 2022.

Marc has a Master of Business Administration, Technology and Strategy, from the University of California Irvine – Paul Merage School of Business and is an alum of the FBI CISO Academy attending in February/March 2017. He has multiple business, including Board, technology, and cybersecurity certifications. He is an Associate Member of the Texas Bankers Association and a Trusted Advisor to the Texas Bankers Association ISAO (Information Sharing and Analysis Organization). He serves on the Forbes Technology Council and multiple advisory boards, has written several articles, and spoken at many local and national conferences. In 2019 Marc was awarded the coveted T.E.N. ISE North America Executive of the Year – Financial Services award. Marc is also the author of The Coming Cyber War – What Executives, The Board, and You Should Know which was released in October 2020.