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

Co-Chairs

Edward Contreras
Edward Contreras
CISO
Frost Bank
Joel Flores
Joel Flores
Director, IT
Zachry Construction
Jason Fransella
Jason Fransella
Director, Enterprise Architecture & Information Security
Rush Enterprises, Inc. 
Paul Guerra
Paul Guerra
CISO
StockX 
Tony Ledbetter
Tony Ledbetter
Director, Security & Infrastructure
Holt Cat
Karen O’Reilly-Smith
Karen O’Reilly-Smith
Chief Security Officer
Rackspace Technology 
Charles Schuetz
Charles Schuetz
Director, Infrastructure 
Whataburger 

Leadership Board

Michael Allgeier
Michael Allgeier
CSO
ERCOT
Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson
Director, Infrastructure, Operations, and Security
University of the Incarnate Word
Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson
Director, Information Security
SWBC 
Jason Ayers
Jason Ayers
CISO
Vericast 
LeWayne Ballard
LeWayne Ballard
Chief Technology Officer
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson
Everett Bates
CISO
EverView
Robert Bernal
Robert Bernal
Director, IT
Southwestern Motor Transport, Inc.
Patsy Boozer
Patsy Boozer
Chief Security Officer
City of San Antonio 
Tim Brown
Tim Brown
CISO
SolarWinds
Beth-Anne Bygum
Beth-Anne Bygum
CISO
Acxiom
Michael Cheng
Michael Cheng
Head of Information Security
Bexar County
Jaime Contreras
Jaime Contreras
Information Technology Security Specialist
Gonzaba Medical Group
Chani Cordero
Chani Cordero
CIO
Brooke Army Medical Center
Ruben Davila
VP, IT Security & Operations
ISS Facility Services
Shawnna DelHierro
Shawnna DelHierro
VP, IT Infrastructure & Security
Visionworks of America
Jeff Fair
Jeff Fair
Vice President, Information Security
San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Louie Garcia
Head of Cyber Security
Clear Channel
Howard Gordon
Howard Gordon
CISO
Farm Bureau Bank 
Isaac Gremmer
Isaac Gremmer
Director IT
Labatt Food Service 
John Heintz
CISO
RBFCU
David Iacona
David Iacona
Manager of Information Security 
MidTexOil
Derik Jennings
Derik Jennings
IT Manager
First State Bank of Uvalde
Mike Kampstra
Mike Kampstra
CISO
San Antonio Water System
Kenny Lenfesty
Kenny Lenfesty
Director, Information Technology 
Silver Eagle Beverages
Joseph Lewis
CISO
CDC
Shawn Main
Shawn Main
Chief Business Architect 
Vantage Bank Texas
John McKendrick
John McKendrick
GVP, IT
Farm Bureau Bank 
Roman Medina
Roman Medina
CISO
Jefferson Bank 
Syed Mehdi
Syed Mehdi
CISO
San Antonio International Airport
Gary Miller
Gary Miller
CISO
TaskUs 
William Mundt
William Mundt
CISO
University Health System San Antonio
Mike Napolitano
CISO
One Call
Nguyen Nguyen
Nguyen Nguyen
AVP, Technology
Spurs Sports Entertainment
Joe Oranday
Joe Oranday
SVP, Enterprise Information Security
Frost Bank
Rick Pena
Rick Pena
CIO
Nexus 
Brandon Pinzon
Brandon Pinzon
Senior Manager, Global Enterprise Security (Governance, Compliance & Risk)
Rackspace Hosting
John Poe
John Poe
CISO
Farm Bureau Bank 
Stephan Polinsky
Stephan Polinsky
CISO
Southwest Research Institute 
Jason Rahn
Director, Cyber Security & Engineer
Kestra Financial
Chris Roberts
Chris Roberts
Vice President & Chief IT Architect 
Acelity 
Benjamin Rubin
Benjamin Rubin
CISO
CGI Inc.
Drew Salmon
Drew Salmon
Senior Manager, Security & Network
Whataburger 
Herb Schley
Herb Schley
Director, IT Security
Nomad Health
Pete Self
Pete Self
Vice President of Information Technology
NORDAM
Jim Swayze
Jim Swayze
Director, Information Security Operations
Vericast 
Walter Thompson
Walter Thompson
Director, Cyber Security & Architecture
NuStar Energy
Jonathan Trimble
CISO
FCS Financial
John Trollinger
VP IT Services
Gibson Plumbing
Veronica Tucker
Veronica Tucker
CISO
StandardAero
Alex Walker
Alex Walker
IT Director 
Directions Home Loan
Guy Walsh
Guy Walsh
Executive Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Controls, Global Technology
National Security Collaboration Center at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Kevin Walters
Kevin Walters
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Zachry Construction
Yabing Wang
Yabing Wang
CISO
Justworks
Steve Young
Steve Young
VP of Technology & Innovation 
VIA Metropolitan Transit 
Nick Zapata
Nick Zapata
Director of Information Technology
HealthTexas Medical Group

Upcoming Events

April
Leadership Dinner
Your San Antonio CISO Leadership Board is thrilled to invite you to an exclusive CISO Dinner 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. This event is for ...
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September
Live Conference
Community-Centric Leadership. This event was curated by and for the San Antonio 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 in...
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