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
CISO
Frost Bank
Joel Flores
Director of IT
Zachry Construction
Jason Fransella
Director of Enterprise Architecture and Information Security 
Rush Enterprises, Inc. 
Paul Guerra
Chief Information Security Officer
StockX 
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
CSO
ERCOT
Brian Anderson
Director of Infrastructure, Operations, and Security
University of the Incarnate Word
Mark Anderson
Director, Information Security
SWBC 
LeWayne Ballard
Chief Technology Officer
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson
Robert Bernal
Director, IT
Southwestern Motor Transport, Inc.
Patsy Boozer
Chief Security Officer
City of San Antonio 
Tim Brown
CISO
SolarWinds
Beth-Anne Bygum
CISO
Acxiom
Michael Cheng
Head of Information Security
Bexar County
Jaime Contreras
CISO
Chani Cordero
CIO
Brooke Army Medical Center
Shawnna DelHierro
VP, IT Infrastructure & Security
Visionworks of America
Jeff Fair
Vice President, Information Security
San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Howard Gordon
CISO
Farm Bureau Bank 
Isaac Gremmer
Director IT
Labatt Food Service 
Janet Heins
CISO
iHeartMedia
Tom Howley
Chief Security Officer
Sonic Healthcare USA
David Iacona
Manager of Information Security 
MidTexOil
Derik Jennings
IT Manager
First State Bank of Uvalde
Mike Kampstra
Senior Director IT Infrastructure
San Antonio Water System
Tony Ledbetter
Director, Security & Infrastructure
Holt Cat
Kenny Lenfesty
Director, Information Technology 
Silver Eagle Beverages
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
CISO
San Antonio International Airport
Gary Miller
CISO
TaskUs 
William Mundt
CISO
University Health System San Antonio
Nguyen Nguyen
AVP, Technology
Spurs Sports Entertainment
Joe Oranday
SVP, Enterprise Information Security
Frost Bank
Rick Pena
CIO
Nexus 
Brandon Pinzon
Senior Manager, Global Enterprise Security (Governance, Compliance & Risk)
Rackspace Hosting
John Poe
CISO
Farm Bureau Bank 
Stephan Polinsky
CISO
Southwest Research Institute 
Chris Roberts
Vice President & Chief IT Architect 
Acelity 
Benjamin Rubin
CISO
CGI Inc.
Drew Salmon
Senior Manager, Security
Whataburger 
Herb Schley
Director, Information Security
Nomad Health
Pete Self
Vice President of Information Technology
NORDAM
Shane Swanson
IT Security & Compliance Manager 
Sun Auto Tire & Service 
Jim Swayze
Director, Information Security Operations
Vericast 
Walter Thompson
CISO
NuStar Energy
Veronica Tucker
CISO
StandardAero
Alex Walker
IT Director 
Directions Home Loan
Mike Walker
Director, Information Technology 
A.H. Beck 
Guy Walsh
Executive Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Controls, Global Technology
National Security Collaboration Center at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Kevin Walters
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Zachry Construction
Yabing Wang
CISO
Justworks
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

February
Leadership Dinner
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. This even...
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