Sean is an industry-recognized information security expert and an accomplished cybersecurity executive with more than twenty years of experience leading information security and risk management programs in highly-regulated industries and fast-paced organizations.
In his current role as Chief Information Security Officer, Senior Vice President at BECU, he is responsible for implementing a Zero Trust security model and architecture that minimizes risk, enables business imperatives, and further strengthens the credit union’s security posture.
Sean retired from the U.S. Air Force (Medical Service Corps) after achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel. He has served as CIO and CISO in the military service and private sector at all levels of organizations. He possesses a master’s degree in business administration (advanced IT concentration) from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree in health services administration from Central Michigan University, and a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from the University of Maryland.
Sean served on the (ISC)2 committee to develop the HCISPP credential. He is also a national speaker and the author of numerous industry whitepapers, articles, and educational materials, including his most recent book, “HCISPP® HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide,” available now in bookstores and on Amazon.com.