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Welcome

Welcome to ISACA St. Louis

Thank you for visiting us. Regardless if you hold an ISACA certification, are pursuing an ISACA certification, or just interested in engaging with your industry peers we hope you consider membership in one of the most active and engaging Information Security organizations in the Greater St. Louis area.

As an ISACA member, you belong to a community of professionals that share mutual goals, interests and commitments. Becoming involved with your local chapter and attending ISACA events will allow you to make valuable connections with peers, share knowledge and discover new opportunities in your profession.

Our aim is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control, and security profession throughout the Greater St. Louis Area.

Interested in joining? Membership in our local chapter is part of joining the national organization. More details are available by clicking [here].

Events

Roundtable & Breakfast Oct 17

Join us for a roundtable discussion about IT auditing and IT security. Our panelists will talk about how they started in the industry, typical internal audit or information security activities, and the differences between corporate internal audit and consulting. Whether you are thinking about entering the field, new to the profession, or have been around a while, come join us to learn about ISACA and the role we play.

Free to attend, but seating is limited. Click HERE to register.

Schedule:

  • Breakfast 7:30a-8:00a
  • Panel 8:00a-9:00a
  • Networking 9:00a-9:30a

Panelists:

Melissa Arter (Senior Manager, IT Security Governance – Enterprise Holdings)

Melissa Arter is a Governance, Risk and Compliance Senior Manager in the Information Security Office at Enterprise Holdings. Melissa holds a master’s degree in information technology management with emphasis in security and has 15+ years of experience ranging from IT operations and engineering to assurance, compliance, and risk management.

Tim Grace (Director, Information Security and Compliance – Clearent LLC.)

Mr. Grace brings more than 30 years of business experience delivering solutions that drive business innovation and change within world class organizations.  As a leader in the fields of information technology, cybersecurity, internal audit, compliance, and governance, Tim has brought best practices to global organizations and helped drive solutions that strengthen and enhance current practices.  Through innovation and process improvement, Tim has been able to drive change to ensure organizations remain focused on key business issues.  Tim’s deep information technology background and deep understanding of business processes allowed him to bring technology and business processes together.

Matthew Modica (CISO – BJC Healthcare)

As vice president and chief information security officer for BJC HealthCare, Matthew Modica is responsible for the strategic direction, planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, business operation and facility defenses against security breaches and vulnerability issues. He has the responsibility for establishing, meeting and continuously monitoring the information security goals and objectives, while maintaining alignment with the strategic goals and priorities for BJC.

Jordan Read (Director of Internal Audit – Enterprise Bank & Trust)

Jordan Read is the Director of Internal Audit at Enterprise Bank & Trust. Jordan joined the company in 2014 to help in-source the internal audit function. Prior to joining Enterprise Bank & Trust, Jordan was a consultant at Ernst and Young in the advisory risk services group. His primary focus was internal controls over financial reporting. Jordan received his master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

Bill Sawyer (Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy – PwC)
Bill is a Director in PwC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, where he assists clients across industries implement and operate the security controls necessary to protect their critical data and assets. Bill is a solution owner for several of PwC’s global solution offerings, including the Enterprise Security Architecture and Microsoft Identity and Access Management offerings.
Events

Member Social August 22!

Our chapter is gearing up for an exciting year, and we’ll be kicking it off August 22nd at Top Golf! This member’s only event will feature a great opportunity to network with friend, enjoy dinner together, and take in St. Louis’ latest entertainment destination.

We’ll be booking the private Chairman’s Suite for dinner and our meeting, and then you’ll have the opportunity for a little friendly competition with your peers as we have half of a level booked just for us.

Details
Top Golf in Chesterfield Valley
Wednesday August 22, 2018 (6 – 9 PM)
6pm – 7pm Networking/Meeting Indoors (Chairman’s Suite)
6:30 – 8pm Dinner Available (Chairman’s Suite)
7pm – 9pm Golf (Nine bays – essentially one half level private to us!)

Full details area available by clicking the link under “Upcoming Events” to the left!

News

New ISACA St. Louis Officers Elected

It is our sincere pleasure to announce the newly ratified board members for the upcoming 2018-2019 Chapter Season.

The St. Louis Chapter of ISACA members ratified the following new board of officers:

Robert Hof, Chapter President:
Adam Sommer, Executive Vice President
Rebecca Harness, Administrative Vice President
Karey Barker, Chapter Secretary
Alan Devaughan, Chapter Treasurer

The past & present officers would like to extend a special thank you to everyone that participated in the nomination and ratification process. An exciting year is being planned!