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

Co-Chairs

Jason Ayers
CISO 
Vericast 
Edward Contreras
EVP, CISO
Frost Bank
Joel Flores
Director of IT
Zachry Construction
Jason Fransella
Director of Enterprise Architecture and Information Security
Rush Enterprises, Inc. 
Paul Guerra
CISO
StockX 
Janet Heins
CISO
iHeartMedia
Ann Hines
BISO 
USAA
Karen O'Reilly-Smith
SVP- Chief Security Officer
Rackspace Technology 
Charles Schuetz
Director, Infrastructure
Whataburger 
Dave Sohmer
Director, Information Security
Valero Energy

Leadership Board

Michael Allgeier
CISO
ERCOT
Mark Anderson
Director, Information Security 
SWBC 
LeWayne Ballard
Chief Technology Officer
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson
Robert Bernal
VP, IT
Southwestern Motor Transport, Inc.
Patsy Boozer
CISO
City of San Antonio 
Jaime Contreras
CISO
Joe Filer
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer
Harland Clarke
George Garza
CISO
Manhattan Assoicates
Howard Gordon
CISO
Farm Bureau Bank 
Isaac Gremmer
CISO
Labatt Food Service 
Dirce Hernandez
Cybersecurity Compliance Risk Manager
USAA
Tom Howley
Chief Security Officer
Sonic Healthcare USA
David Iacona
Manager of Information Security
MidTexOil
Derik Jennings
Manager, Information Technology Information Risk & Security Management Organization
First State Bank of Uvalde
Tony Ledbetter
Director, Security & Infrastructure
Holt Cat
Joseph Longo
Chief Information Security Officer
St. Mary’s University
Shawn Main
Chief Business Architect
Vantage Bank Texas
John McKendrick
VP, IT
Farm Bureau Bank 
Roman Medina
CISO
Jefferson Bank 
Syed Mehdi
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
San Antonio International Airport
Gary Miller
Vice President & Head of Global Information Security
TaskUs 
William Mundt
CISO
University Health System San Antonio
Nguyen Nguyen
Sr Director Technology
Spurs Sports Entertainment
Joe Oranday
SVP, Enterprise Information Security Manager
Frost Bank
Rick Pena
CIO
Nexus 
Brandon Pinzon
Senior Manager, Global Enterprise Security (Governance, Compliance & Risk)
Rackspace Hosting
John Poe
Senior VP & Chief Risk Officer
Farm Bureau Bank 
Stephan Polinsky
VP, IT
Southwest Research Institute 
Sree Pulapaka
Vice President Information Technology
Eurofins Environment Testing America 
Roby Randall
Director, Information Security
Methodist Healthcare
Chris Roberts
Vice President & Chief IT Architect
Acelity 
Benjamin Rubin
Vice President, CISO, U.S. Operations
CGI Inc.
Shane Swanson
IT Security & Compliance Manager
Sun Auto Tire & Service 
Walter Thompson
Director Enterprise I/S and Security
NuStar Energy
Alex Walker
Director, Information Security
Directions Home Loan
Mike Walker
Director, Information Technology
A.H. Beck 
Kevin Walters
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Zachry Construction
Yabing Wang
CISO/VP Digital Security
H-E-B
Christopher Williams
Cyber Security Manager
J & J Maintenance, Inc.
Steve Young
VP of Technology & Innovation
VIA Metropolitan Transit 
Nick Zapata
Director of Information Technology
HealthTexas Medical Group

Upcoming Events

September
Overview: Your San Antonio 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 less...
November
Overview: Your San Antonio 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....