vCISO | CISO | Digital Transformations Focused on Cybersecurity & Risk Mitigation | Strategic Business Development | Cyber Security Leader | Chief Information Security Officer | CISSP GSLC CRISC AWS
I shine a light on the value of others so they can see it in themselves.
I help develop the leaders of today, that will help the generation of tomorrow.
Let’s talk about advancing your cybersecurity career!
Let me get you to the next stage of your career through performance career coaching.
I have 15+ years as an experienced Information Security Manager, Adjunct Professor, and Cybersecurity Strategist with a passion for customer service, process improvement, and information security. Managing teams of over 30+ people across multiple locations and have been a people leader for over 10+ years.
I am very passionate about finding out what drives people and then developing a path that helps optimize their performance, skills, and competencies, both for the business and their career.
I have trained hundreds of people to go from where they were to where they wanted to be. They were the ones to put in all the hard work. I had the amazing pleasure of coaching and guiding them along the way, helping them overcome obstacles, setting practical goals, and working towards accomplishing their dreams.
I focus on helping my network through my coaching business CPF Coaching that focuses on helping mid to senior career candidates who are looking to transition into cybersecurity over or leveling up in their cybersecurity careers. I help them focus on their target 🎯 areas and grow.
I strive to shine a light on the value of others so they can see it in themselves. Through Cybersecurity focused career coaching, I help professionals who are looking to level up their cybersecurity careers, to achieve amazing results, and complete their larger goals. I have been trained and certified by the John Maxwell Certified Coaching approach.
I want to welcome all of you who are in the Cybersecurity field or even those who are exploring the Cybersecurity world. This is an exciting industry, and I would love to help you achieve your goals! If you are ready, I can be your guide and help you along your way to becoming a Cybersecurity professional
Outside of being a security practitioner focused on helping businesses tackle their cybersecurity risks while minimizing friction resulting in increased resiliency and helping to secure people and processes with a solid understanding of the technology involved. I have significant experience in optimizing the use of technology while balancing the implications to people, processes, and information security by using a consultative adaptive risk-based approach. Experienced in requirements gathering, analysis, and consultation for secure digital business transformation and minimizing cyber risks using cloud service providers.
I give back by producing a podcast focused on helping people who are trying “Breaking into Cybersecurity” by sharing the stories of those who have done it in the past 5 years to inspire those looking to do it now.
Some of us prefer to listen to audio books and podcasts, I am one of those people too. In that effort, I have been working to convert my newsletters into audio podcasts. They can be found at https://anchor.fm/cpf-coaching
My co-authors Gary Hayslip, Renee Small, and I also published a book called "Develop Your Cybersecurity Career Path: How to Break into Cybersecurity at Any Level" to help those who are considering a career in cybersecurity. Whether you are just starting and are looking for an entry-level position or want to translate many years of experience to the right level, this book will provide proven, practical steps, guiding you from self-assessment through the search and interview and completing your journey to a career in cybersecurity.
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