Brian is Vice President of Technology Risk Management Oversight at Wells Fargo. Brian is a graduate of Kaplan University, where he received a Bachelors in Science in Management Information Systems. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).
Brian began his career with Wells Fargo Financial where he led a team of technology specialists supporting a user base of 22,000 end users. Brian eventually took a role as Director of IT Support / Security Services with a startup company, DataVision Resources, LLC. Upon acquisition of DataVision by credit bureau, Equifax, Brian became Director and Information Security Officer of Equifax Verification Services with a multitude of responsibilities including internal risk, audit, and compliance (SSAE16, PCI-DSS, ISO27001). Since Equifax, and prior to his current role, Brian has also had security leadership responsibilities with Federal, State, and Commercial healthcare contracts (FISMA, HIPAA), and was most recently the Business Information Security Officer of Principal Global Investors, an Asset Management Firm and subdivision of the Principal Financial Group.
Brian has been a member of the Des Moines ISSA Chapter since 2012, Vice President from 2015-2016, and a key organizer of the Secure Iowa Conference by attracting and retaining vendor sponsorship over the years.