Vice President of Information Technology
Natural Grocers Company is an accounting firm which located in Lakewood, CO.
For almost 30 years I have been growing my real world experience in Information Technology, cyber security, auditing, consulting, leadership and project management. I have spearheaded numerous successful application implementations, infrastructure deployments, and other high profile projects. I am recognized by my peers, vendors and colleagues as a business professional with a solid understanding of business processes within Information Security, Information Technology, Application Development, Finance, Sales, Customer Service and Distribution. Over the years I have built several professional teams that work together and perform at high levels. I run IT Steering Committee meetings to present strategic and tactical goals and projects and oversee budget and resource allocations to senior executives and the Board of Directors. I have implemented compliance with PCI DSS from the ground up and developed and implemented technology policies to adhere to PCI and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx). I certified as a ISA (PCIP) and completed internal SAQ audits and documentation. I also oversee annual penetration testing, quarterly ASV scanning and remediation of any documented vulnerabilities. I have instituted Risk Assessment processes to determine prioritization of IT initiatives and how to gain the most impact from IT budgets. I have redesigned network architecture to maximize delivery of the business mission. I have built cybersecurity initiatives from the ground up and implemented metrics to track and quantify business impact. Specialties: Vice President of IT, VP of Information Technology, Information Security, Director of IS, Data Warehouse Director, Internal auditing of IT systems, Director of Network Security, internal compliance, cybersecurity, Risk Management, Information Security Management, IT Management, IT Strategy, IT Operations. Business Process Improvement CISSP l CISM l SSCP l Security+ l Network+ l Project+ l A+ l ECIH l ECES l ITIL l MCP l Master's of Science