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TSYS Cybersecurity Center Advisory Board - Columbus State University

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Turner College of Business & Technology

TSYS Cybersecurity Center Advisory Board

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center at has an Advisory Board whose purpose is to provide input to our curriculum, help suggest and secure resources for our students and programs, and participate in career-building activities like serving as guest speakers, conducting mock interviews, securing job opportunities and internships, providing job shadowing events, and other types of career mentoring.


Advisory Board Members:

  • Mark Bradford, WC Bradley’s Director of Information/Cyber/SAP Security
  • Kevin Gowen, Synovus’ Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Casey Hergett, Muscogee County School District’s Senior Director of Enterprise Technologies
  • Alicia Herring, Cognizant’s BISO and AVP of Americas Business Information Security
  • Lee Himes, Synovus’ Senior Director of Cyber Threat Management and Security Operations
  • Stacy Hughes, Voya Financial‘s Chief Information Security Officer and Senior VP
  • Mike Kane, Global Payments’ SVP of Global Security Operations
  • Tera Ladner, Aflac’s VP of Information Risk Management & Governance
  • Jody Lee, Global Payments’ Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Executive VP
  • Nicol Lewis, Columbus State University’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chris Lovelock, Harris County School District Cybersecurity Teacher
  • Josh Pauli, University of Arizona’s Professor and Dept Head of Cyber, Intelligence, and Information Operations
  • Peter Staarfaenger, Global Payments’ Director of Digital Forensics and Incident Response

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