John got his start in Security with the Greater Cincinnati Credit Union as the Vice President of Information Technology. This was one of John’s responsibilities, but immediately become one of his passions. During this role, joined the Greater Cincinnati ISSA as a member and quickly became a board member looking for every way possible to network and get additional information regarding information security. After a few years in this role, join served as the Information Security Management for Pomeroy focusing on their internal security and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance. John’s accomplishments included building a strong compliance program, reducing risk, and interestingly building an Asset Management program. Next John joined Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) as a Regional Information Security Officer / HIPAA Security Official and most recently as the Director of Information Security – Governance and Risk. While with CHI, John has led a variety of teams that included great security professionals and developed cyber security risk management programs to address issues with third parties / cloud solutions, medical device, and various business lines including Accountable Care Organizations, Living Communities, and Health at Home.