Aric K. Perminter is Founder & Chairman of Lynx Technology Partners, an information security and risk management services company.
In addition to chairing the board of directors, Mr. Perminter is responsible for managing the company, formulating and executing long-term strategies, and interacting with clients, employees, and other stakeholders. He is Lynx’s primary decision- and policy-maker, setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics, and culture.
Mr. Perminter exemplifies Lynx’s commitment to helping its clients achieve high performance. He is a proven leader with deep expertise in developing strong client relationships, a passion for building outstanding client teams and a disciplined focus on operations and execution.
In his 25-year career, Mr. Perminter has held a wide variety of leadership positions across key parts of information technology businesses. Before founding Lynx in March 2009, he was a regional sales manager for Lumension Security’s northeastern region, which services clients’ endpoint security and risk management need.
From June 2004 through October 2007, Mr. Perminter was a partner at Secure Technology Integration Group, with primary responsibility for STIGroup’s business development program. In that role, he oversaw sales, marketing and partner management initiatives globally. He also served as Founder & CEO for Precise Technologies Group from January 1998 through August 2003 at which time he successfully sold to Infinity Consulting Group. Mr. Perminter spent his earlier career after serving in the United States Army with the Greenwich Technology Partners where he served as sales manager for the northern region.
Mr. Perminter represents some external venues. He is the second member and shareholder of THREAT STREAM, an investor in Security Current and CloudeAssurance, and serves on the executive boards of BCT Partners, International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), and Cyware.
Mary N. Chaney, Esq., CISSP, has over 20 years of progressive experience in the fields of Information Security, Privacy and Risk Management. She graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio with her B.S.B.A in Information Systems. She received her J.D. degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law and is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas.
Ms. Chaney spent several years practicing law in Washington, DC focusing primarily on antitrust and intellectual property rights infringement cases. She then transitioned to serve her country by becoming a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
While with the FBI in Los Angeles she investigated all types of cyber-related criminal activities, including denial of service attacks, computer intrusions, internet piracy, intellectual property theft, and copyright infringement. Ms. Chaney also served as the Information Systems Security Officer for the FBI in Los Angeles.
Ms. Chaney obtained her Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification in 2008 and opened MBS Information Security Consulting, LLC (MBS) where she used her experience and knowledge to assist small businesses with their information security needs.
In 2015, Ms. Chaney joined Johnson & Johnson as a Director of Worldwide Information Security. Prior to J&J she was the Director of Incident Response for GE Capital Americas. Ms. Chaney has also helped shape the minds of future Cyber Security Professionals by holding a post as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati where she assisted with the establishment of their Cybersecurity Certificate program.
David Elcock comes to The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals as the Chief Corporate Development Officer and co-founder of Lynx Technology Partners. David’s track record spans three generations as a proven convener and team builder in highly regulated industries such as Energy, Healthcare, Higher Ed, State and Local government, performing human capital management, information security monetization, capital land use management/development.
Before Lynx Technology David held positions as Chief Operating Officer for Dot-Org Technologies, Inc., Senior Vice President for Precise Technologies, Inc., Agency Lead with Xerox Corporation and General Manager for Essendant (formerly United Stationers)
In the non-profit sector, David has held a variety of positions from General Manager to Board with The Enterprise Foundation, National Equity Fund, Access One Broadband, One Economy, Mount Hope Housing Company, Morris Heights Healthcare Center, Food for Survival and World Share.
David co-developed over $39.4 million mixed-use development consisting of 92.8K sf. of ambulatory care, affordable housing with retail space and developed and managed more than 2,000 units of low-income residence housing with high-speed broadband services at low cost, enabling remote learning programs educational programs in financial literacy, baseline technology education programs, and GED certificate programs.
While Angela manages many initiatives for The Santa Fe Group’s Shared Assessments Program, her key focus is on the continual development and enhancement of The Program’s Tools. She manages the Development Committees and Special Interest Groups as well as provides key research and direction for the creation of briefing papers on vendor risk management best practices.
Angela has spent the last 13 years working in the financial services industry, transitioning from Resurgent Capital Services where she served as Vendor Auditor. During her tenure, her responsibilities included the adoption of the Shared Assessment Program and implementation of the use of the Program’s Tools in the company’s Vendor Risk Management Program and Due Diligence process.
Angela has a vast array of knowledge in information security, vendor risk management and executive level client relations. Her expertise in the implementation and execution of third-party risk management programs has kept the Shared Assessments Program at the cutting edge of the industry’s best practices
Angela is a proud grandmother of 3 boys who drive her goals to make diversity in the workplace much better for our future. She spends much of her spare time mentoring the youth in her area and working with the ICMCP Program to promote awareness and educational efforts in the area of Cybersecurity. She also co-chairs the Corporate Events Committee along with Carol Anthony as well as assists with Academia Committee in the area of K-12 outreach.
She is an active member of the Executive Women’s Forum and ISACA. She also has a passion for event planning and is presently responsible for coordination of the Shared Assessment’s Pre-Summit training workshops that occur annually preceding the Program’s Annual Summit. She has two primary motto’s that guide every aspect of her life and they are, “Each One Teach One” and “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Angela holds a MBA with focus in Technology Management from University of Phoenix, a BS in Business Management from Southern Wesleyan University, and an AS in Electronics Engineering Technology from Wytheville Community College. She is also a Certified Third Party Risk Professional.
Doug Yarabinetz serves as ICMCP’s Director of Planning and Marketing. Mr. Yarabinetz is also the Director of Marketing at Lynx Technology Partners where he is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategy positioning Lynx as a trusted information security and risk management advisor. He is an accomplished, results-driven marketing executive with over 20 years of experience leading marketing and sales teams and implementing the strategy and tactics to effectively manage an integrated marketing and sales process. He has spent his entire career in the technology field including roles as Vice President of Marketing at Sherpa Software and Director of Marketing at Select International. Mr. Yarabinetz is a dynamic team leader and has been recognized for his ability to build and motivate employees and create a collaborative culture.
Mr. Yarabinetz is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College where he majored in English and Art. He was also a four-year letter winner on the football team and played for a Division III National Championship. He is Hubspot certified in inbound marketing and is a former board member of the Westmoreland Arc Foundation and also the American Marketing Association.
Mr. Yarabinetz currently resides in Murrysville PA with his wife Elaine and their three children McKenna, Avery and Brady.
Jilyon Baisden serves as ICMCP’s Program Director–Mentor Protégé. As the Lead Data Privacy Analyst in the Department of Privacy and Data Governance at Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Jilyon leverages her years of experience in the field of Information Security at major financial intuitions.
Jilyon earned her Master of Science in Protection Management, as well as her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the City University of New York. Complementing her collegiate achievements, Jilyon obtained the following IAPP certifications; FIP, CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/ US and CIPP/ E. She is also a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP).
Born in Trinidad & Tobago, Jilyon served as a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service prior to emigrating to the United States
Dr. Yonesy F. Núñez serves as ICMCP’s Membership Programs Co-Chair and is currently the International Information Security Leader for a global financial services firm. Prior to joining the global financial services firm, Yonesy was SVP and GISO – Enterprise Strategy for Citi’s Corporate Center Businesses where he helped promote business objectives by aligning and utilizing information security risk management as a business differentiator throughout Citi. He was also the Practice Leader for PwC’s Philly Metro IT Risk & Security Assurance Practice, CISO – Director of Information Security at The New School, CISO – Global Manager, IT Governance, Security, and Compliance at Pall Corporation where he introduced the first holistic global information security, IT governance, and compliance programs.
Yonesy is responsible for ensuring effective business and Global cybersecurity alignment while promoting and inculcating appropriate information security risk management practices across the International operational culture with the aim to effectively protect the firm’s data and its various information assets. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board for eGRC.com, focusing on alternative research for Enterprise Governance Risk and Compliance. He is also the Co-Chair of Membership for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals and President Emeritus of the Long Island Infragard Chapter. Previously he held the roles of Events and Planning Coordinator for the New York Metro and Lehigh Valley chapters of (ISC)2.
Yonesy holds a bachelor of science with a double major in Finance and Computer Information Systems and a minor in economics from Manhattan College, a master of science degree in Information Systems Engineering from The Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and a Doctorate of Professional Studies in Computing focusing on Information Assurance and Security at Pace University. He holds numerous information security certifications including CGEIT, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CCSK 2.0, CISSP, ISSMP, ISSAP, ISSPCS, MCSE, and Security+.
Development/Fundraising Chairwoman & Co-Chair of Strategic Advisory BoardJuliet “Jules” Okafor is currently the Co-Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board and Chair of the Strategic Initiatives Committee, for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals. She is currently also the VP of Global Business Development for Fortress Information Security, third-party risk architects and cyber workforce experts for Fortune 500, Global 2000 and enterprises within industries designated as “critical infrastructure” (Utilities, energy, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, aviation).
As the first female Co-Chair for ICMCP, Jules leads strategic planning and roadmap development for large strategic initiatives and community outreach designed to bridge the gap in diversity within the cybersecurity industry. In this role, she spends much of her time listening to some of the obstacles experienced by colleagues and members, then identifying opportunities via programs, tools and processes that ICMCP can match and leverage to expand diversity programs and inclusion activities within enterprises, government agencies and academic institutions across the globe. Her passion for problem-solving and love for finding solutions to complex challenges drives all avenues of her work and will help to steer the direction of ICMCP as it continues to grow and become the number one destination for best-in-class women, underrepresented minorities and veterans within the cybersecurity industry.
At the University of Massachusetts – Amherst (UMass Amherst), as Secretary for Diversity Issues, a position designed specifically for her, Jules became and has remained the first and only African-American woman to ever hold that honor. During her tenure, she bore the name “Mr. Okafor” and worked diligently alongside the Student Body President and Vice President to identify ways to better engage African-American and Latino students on campus and address repeated concerns of unfair treatment by Campus Police and disproportionately low enrollment and graduation rates by minority students.
Jules graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (B.A. Communication), Cum Laude from Fordham University (M.A. Public Communication and Media Studies) and received her Juris Doctor from Temple University – Beasley School of Law. She has participated in several Sales Executive Programs and is a sponsor partner of the Executive Women’s Forum’s Annual Conference, member of Women in Technology and member of the National Association of Professional Women.
Deborah Page serves as ICMCP’s Membership Programs Co-Chair and is currently an Executive Recruiter, with The McCormick Group. in Washington DC. In her current role, Deb serves as Executive Recruiter – Business Developer with Information Technology & Security – As well as other Advance Technology trends such as: Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, Cyber Security, Privacy/Compliance – Risk Management – Information Governance
Diverse background in Industries such as: Legal/Law Firm- AMLAW 100-200- 300, Non-Profit/Associations, Federal Government/Wash Tech 100 – Fast 50/Wash Technology, Public Sector
Anuj Goel serves as ICMCP’s Editorial Services Manager. He is an experienced cybersecurity strategist with specialized expertise in critical infrastructure protection, crisis management, information sharing, and cyber risk mitigation. He has proven leadership ability and experience in managing large teams in a cross functional environment.
Anuj has demonstrated the success of building strong, cohesive teams by leading and motivating towards action/execution through influence and collaboration. He is an expert reviewer for ISACA Journal. He is a published author of multiple research papers and articles and has consulted in numerous industries including financial services, healthcare, and education.
Anuj is a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Sigma Xi. He is a former Executive Committee Member of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). Anuj is cited in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and has received several awards including, Citi Dazzle Award, Joseph Maloney scholarship, and Del & Ruth Karger Prize.
Anuj holds a Ph.D. in Engineering, an M.S. in Computer Science, and has earned several globally recognized certifications in the areas of IT governance (CGEIT), IT best practices (ITIL) and keep up to date if an itil update happens, audit (CISA), security (CISSP), risk (CRISC), and project management (PMP).
Sue Jenks Manager, Communications/PRNamed a Top 10 Chief Digital Officer, Sue rides the curl with powerful creative strategy and technical expertise. She serves and trains B2B and B2C clients; producing targeted digital strategy, social ad campaigns, creative content, virtual events, and tactical branding. Sue’s impressive client list will readily attest to focused, measured results, accelerated sales, increased customer engagement, channel development and growth that their companies and brands have received under her care.
With over 20 years experience in strategic engagement, nonprofit marketing, leadership and education, she is an inspired motivator, speaker, and highly sought-after social media marketing trainer and consultant. She empassions and empowers individuals, teams, and brands with the training they need to compete in the digital arena.
Sue was Director of Social Media Marketing for Bloomberg TV host and ex-Kodak CMO, Jeffrey Hayzlett. Sue’s innovation in the role produced unique, marketable idea development for the Hayzlett brand as well as individuals and businesses launching into and moving about the social media arena.
Her passion project, 4socialgood, is a strategic partnership of writers, world changers, nonprofits & social media #4socialgood in the world today.
Alejandro (Alex) Buschel serves as ICMCP’s Chairperson of Academic Partnerships and is currently a Principal at Cisco Systems.
Alex is an experienced Business and Information Security professional with over 20 years of experience, delivering consulting services in industries ranging from Legal and Healthcare to Telecommunications and Banking, in the US and internationally.
- Alex has led teams in the areas of Vulnerability Management, Penetration and Application testing, software development and IT operations.
- Alex supports Start-Up Chile as a judge and mentor.
Specialties: Security Risk Management, Vulnerability Management, Two-factor authentication, Multi-factor authorization, Enterprise Security Services, Patch Management, PCI Compliance, GRC, CRM, service integration