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

Co-Chairs

Vladimir Svidesskis
Director, Head of Security, Compliance and Risk (CISO)
Vaco

Leadership Board

David Baker
CISO
Reliant Bank
Steven Barnard
VP Information Technology
EnergySolutions
Jason Barnett
CISO
HCA Healthcare
Roger Brotz
Sr. Director of Information Security
Acadia Healthcare
Mark Bruns
SVP/CISO
Firstbank of Tennessee (AKA: FB Financial Corporation)
Shane Callahan
CISO
Vanderbilt University
Gianni d'Aprile
CISO
BJ’s Warehouse
Kirsten Davies
CISO
Unilever
Jim Desmond
CISO
Asurion
Elliott Franklin
CISO
Servicemaster
Peter Gallinari
Enterprise Information Security Officer
State of TN
Ben Hicks
AVP, CISO
National HealthCare Corporation
Joseph Johnson
Chief Information Security Officer
Premise Health
Josh Landuyt
Director of Information Security
Cracker Barrel
Michael Leahy
CISO
A.O. Smith
Steve Marshall
CISO
Ingram Content Group
Jason Powell
VP, Chief Information Security Officer
Brookdale Senior Living
Lance Rea
CIO
Baker Donelson
Charles Spence
Sr. Vice President and COO
Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman
Joe Thomas
CISO
My Nexus/AIM Health
Brian Weidner
Regional CISO
Nissan Americas
Ross Young
CISO
Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation

Upcoming Events

September
Overview: Your Nashville CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive Executive Boardroom event, that will allow you to share your experiences and expertise in a peer-led roundtable discussion.  Attendees will receive trusted, peer-led education and leadership advice on today’s most critical strategic and tactical issues.  ...
October
Overview: Your Nashville CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to participate in an exclusive CyberRisk Virtual Exchange. The curriculum for this one-hour virtual event is designed by our community of cybersecurity leaders and allows attendees to participate in a virtual group discussion with their peers to share best practices and lesson...
December
Overview: Your Nashville CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive Executive Boardroom event, that will allow you to share your experiences and expertise in a peer-led roundtable discussion.  Attendees will receive trusted, peer-led education and leadership advice on today’s most critical strategic and tactical issues.  ...