Join fellow CISOs in the Cincinnati community to share best practices, gain technology education and participate in leadership development.

Co-Chairs

Lori Anello
Lori Anello
CISO
Fifth Third Bank
Tom Dager
Tom Dager
CISO
Archer Daniels Midland
Jacob Lorz
Jacob Lorz
VP & CISO
Cintas
Elias Oxendine
Elias Oxendine
VP & CISO
Yum! Brands Inc.
Nick Ritter
Nick Ritter
CISO
First Finacial Bank

Leadership Board

Yev Avidon
Yev Avidon
Director Cybersecurity, Data Protection
Kroger
Brian Balzer
Brian Balzer
Vice President, Digital Technology & Business Transformation
G&J Pepsi
Michael Berry
Michael Berry
CISO
Kettering Health
Dave Bixler
Dave Bixler
Head, Client Security Services North America
Atos
Jeff Boerio
Jeff Boerio
Dir, Incident Response
US Bank
Shannon Culp
Shannon Culp
Global Dir, Security Governance & Awareness
ADM
Jeff Dietry
Jeff Dietry
CISO
Victory Capital Management
Holly Drake
State CISO
State of Ohio
Greg Elkins
CISO
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
John Graham
John Graham
CISO
NetJets
Ryan Hale
Ryan Hale
Chief Information Officer
Lithko Contracting
Joe Harrington
Joe Harrington
VP & CISO
Churchill Downs
Timothy Held
Timothy Held
Executive VP & Chief Information Security Officer
US Bancorp
Jigar Kadakia
Jigar Kadakia
CISO
Emory Healthcare
Branndon Kelley
Branndon Kelley
CIO | Senior Vice President - Technology, Innovation, & Transformation
American Municipal Power
Jason Kinder
Jason Kinder
Sr. Director, Corporate Security
Leonardo DRS
Craig Kobren
Craig Kobren
CISO
The Christ Hospital
Adam Leisring
Adam Leisring
CIO
Outreach
Cheng Liu
Cheng Liu
Principal Cyber Security Engineer
GE
Shawn McMillian
Shawn McMillian
CSO
Altafiber
Helen Patton
Helen Patton
Cybersecurity Advisor
Cisco Systems
Drew Perry
Drew Perry
CISO
Serta Simmons Bedding
Steven Ramirez
Steven Ramirez
VP & CISO
Renown Health
Michael Redmond
Michael Redmond
Deputy CISO
Louisville Metro Government
Mark Ruble
Mark Ruble
CISO
Brambles
Robert Schuetter
Robert Schuetter
CISO
Ashland
Tiffany Smith
Tiffany Smith
CSO & Head of IT Operations
Farm Credit Mid-America
Shawn Snider
Shawn Snider
CSO
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
John Virden
Assistant VP, Security, Compliance & Risk Management
Miami University
Andrew Wilder
Andrew Wilder
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer
Hillenbrand
Bryan Willett
Bryan Willett
CISO
Lexmark International, Inc.
John Zimmerly
John Zimmerly
CISO
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Upcoming Events

July
Leadership Dinner
Community-Centric Leadership. This event was curated by and for the Cincinnati Leadership Board, a group of local leaders committed to the idea that national security and critical infrastructure resiliency is strengthened through peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, diversity, and leadership development. Their collective insights and recommendations inf...
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November
Leadership Dinner
Community-Centric Leadership. This event was curated by and for the Cincinnati Leadership Board, a group of local leaders committed to the idea that national security and critical infrastructure resiliency is strengthened through peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, diversity, and leadership development. Their collective insights and recommendations inf...
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