Leadership Solutions


Who We Are


Security Executive Council (SEC) Board of Visionary Leaders

Academic Influence & Research Task Force

Derek Benz, Chief Security Officer, Honeywell - SM&TS
Brad Brekke, Vice President - Assets Protection, Target
Russ Cancilla, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Baker Hughes
Bob Hayes, Managing Director, SEC
Jim Hutton, Director of Corporate Security, Procter and Gamble
Radford Jones, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Ford Motor Co., Academic Specialist, Michigan State University
Kathleen Kotwica, PhD, EVP and Chief Knowledge Strategist, SEC
Herbert J. Mattord, PhD, SEC Content Expert Faculty, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University
John McClurg, Vice President, Global Security, Dell
Gregory R. Niehaus, Professor of Finance and Insurance, The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business

C-Level Executive Influence Task Force

Brian Gonsalves, Vice President, Global Security, Anglogold Ashanti
Bob Hayes, Managing Director, SEC
Randy Harrison, Managing Director, Corporate Security, Delta Airlines
Mike Howard, General Manager, Global Security, Microsoft
David Kent, Vice President, Head of Security, North America, Sanofi
Dave Komendat, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, The Boeing Company
Kathleen Kotwica, PhD, EVP and Chief Knowledge Strategist, SEC
Richard A. Lefler, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: American Express
Patrick McCarthy, Director, Corporate Security, Kohler Company
J. David Quilter, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: NiSource

Industry Publications & Recognition Task Force

David Barley, Director, Corporate Security, Amgen
George K. Campbell, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Fidelity
Dean Correia, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Michael Foynes, Senior Director of Operations, Global Security, Microsoft
Bob Hayes, Managing Director, SEC
Kathleen Kotwica, PhD, EVP and Chief Knowledge Strategist, SEC
John McClurg, Vice President, Global Security, Dell
John Martinicky, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Navistar
Timothy Rigg, Chief Security Officer, Alcoa Inc.

IT Security Task Force

Greg Kane, Director IT and Product Technology, SEC
Herbert J. Mattord, PhD, SEC Content Expert Faculty, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University
George T. Miserendino, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Excel Energy
Bhavesh Patel, Sr. Director Global Risk & Business Resources, Sanofi
Michael Phillips, Director of Corporate Security, Bose Corporation
Brian Tuskan, Senior Director, Global Security, Microsoft
Jeffrey Woodward, Sr. Manager, Global EHS & Security, Panduit

Leadership Success Task Force

Don Bitner, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Amgen Inc.
Dean Correia, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Francis D'Addario, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: Starbucks Coffee Company
Marco Fidanza, Senior Director, Security, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Brian Gonsalves, Vice President, Global Security, Anglogold Ashanti
Randy Harrison, Managing Director, Corporate Security, Delta Airlines
Jim Hutton, Director of Corporate Security, Proctor and Gamble
Trevor Highes, Director Risk Management & Global Security, International Relief and Development
David Kent, Vice President, Head of Security, North America, Sanofi
Dave Komendat, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, The Boeing Company
Elizabeth Lancaster, Director of Member Services & Projects, SEC
Patrick McCarthy, Director, Corporate Security, Kohler Company
J. David Quilter, SEC Emeritus Faculty, Former Affiliation: NiSource

Professional Staff

Bob Hayes, Managing Director
Kathleen Kotwica, PhD, EVP and Chief Knowledge Strategist
Elizabeth Lancaster, Director of Member Services
Rob West, Director of Finance
Greg Kane, Director IT and Product Technology
Rosalind Jackson, Production Manager

Emeritus Faculty (subject matter experts who are former CSOs and CISOs)

Bernard P. Banahan, Former Affiliation: Motorola
Milt Brown, Former Affiliation: CVS / Caremark Rx
George K. Campbell, Former Affiliation: Fidelity
Joseph R. Carlon, Former Affiliation: Exxonmobil Corp.
Walt Clements, Former Affiliation: Procter and Gamble
Charles Connelly, Former Affiliation: Merrill Lynch
Dean Correia, Former Affiliation: Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Francis D'Addario, Former Affiliation: Starbucks Coffee Company
Richard Hudak, Former Affiliation Lowe’s
Radford Jones, Former Affiliation: Ford Motor Co.
Kenneth Kasten, Former Affiliation: Carlson Companies
Richard A. Lefler, Former Affiliation: American Express
Mark Lex, Former Affiliation: Abbott Labs
John Martinicky, Former Affiliation: Navistar International
John M. McCarthy, Former Affiliation: Texaco
Jerome P. Miller, Former Affiliation: Chrysler Corporation
George T. Miserendino, Former Affiliation: Excel Energy
Theresa Payton, Former Affiliation: Bank of America
Richard Post, Former Affiliation: B.F. Goodrich
Nick Proctor, Former Affiliation: British American Tobacco
J. David Quilter, Former Affiliation, NiSource
Robert L. Sypult, Former Affiliation: Edison International
G. Randolph Uzzell, Jr. Former Affiliation: Burlington Industries

Subject Matter Expert Faculty

Ray Bernard, Expertise: Security Technology and Systems Integration
Dan Dunkel, Expertise: Emerging Security Technology
John Kingsley-Hefty, Expertise: Physical Security Architecture
Herbert J. Mattord, Expertise: Information Security and Assurance
John W. Piper, Expertise: Risk Management
John Thompson, Expertise: Security Law
Steve Walker, Expertise: Compensation
Brit Weber, Expertise: Business Continuity and Critical Incident Planning
Michael E. Whitman, Ph.D., Expertise: Information Security and Assurance

Partial List of Organizations We Have Worked With:

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AECOM
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Alcoa Inc.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Amazon
American Electric Power
Amgen, Inc.
American Superconductor Corporation
Anadarko
AngloGold Ashanti
Apollo Group
Archer Daniels Midland Company
AT&T
Baker Hughes
Bank of New Zealand
Baptist Health
Belo Corp.
Biogen Idec
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.
Boise Cascade
Bose Corporation
Briggs & Stratton Corp.
Bridgewater Financial
CACI International Inc.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Cargill
Carlson
Chesapeake Energy
Cisco
City of Atlanta, Department of Watershed Management
CNA Financial Corporation
Comcast
Consumers Energy Company
Corning Incorporated
Cox Communications
Cummins Inc.
CVS Caremark
Dell Inc.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Department of Homeland Security
Duke Energy
DynCorp International, LLC
Equifax, Inc.
Exelon Corp.
Fannie Mae
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Fidelity Investments
FirstGroup plc
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
General Atomics
General Mills, Inc.
Genzyme Corporation
Gucci
Honeywell International
Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Intelsat
International Relief & Development
Johnson Controls
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kinder Morgan
Kohler Co.
Kraft
Laconia Savings
Letterman Digital Arts
LPL Financial
Mars-Wrigley
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Port Authority
MassMutual Financial Group
McCormick & Company, Inc.
Medtronic
Michelin North America, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Monsanto
National Grid
Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. (NWB Bank)
Nokia Siemens Networks
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics
Panduit
Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Pierce County, WA
Pixar
Progressive Insurance
Providence Health & Services
Qualcomm
Ralph Lauren
Raytheon Company
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Sanofi Aventis
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
SC Johnson & Son
Sherwin Williams
Siemens
Southern California Edison
St. Jude Medical, Inc.
Starbucks Coffee Company
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Sun Mircrosystems
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Target
Temple-Inland
Teradyne
The Boeing Company
The Home Depot
The J.M. Smucker Company
The MITRE Corporation
The Port Authority of NY and NJ
The Procter & Gamble Co.
The University of Texas Police at Houston
The Western Union Company
Tribune Company
U.S. House of Representatives
Xilinx
Yamana Gold
Ziff Brothers Investments
Zions Bancorporation
Zoetis