Kimberly Pease, CISSP/Director of Information Security for Miller Kaplan, a top-100 Los Angeles based accounting firm. Ms. Pease has an extensive background in the applications of technology and information security management for middle-market companies.
During her career, she implemented computer systems for a wide-range of organizations in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Additionally, she led installation projects at the Pentagon, the Government Printing Office and many state government offices.
As a former Chief Information Officer for Pictorial Offset Corporation, a high-end middle-market commercial printing company, Ms. Pease’s leadership of the IT Department provided competitive advantage to the company. A member of the firm’s Steering Committee, she led the company’s ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 initiatives, ensured Y2K compliance and achieved corporate-wide technology standardization. Additionally, during an interim 7-month period, Ms. Pease was Acting Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Pictorial, Ms. Pease was on the staff of Logic Associates, a software development company providing integrated business management systems for the graphic arts industry. While with Logic, she worked on-site with clients implementing business management systems. In addition to training and supporting users, she led Quality Action Teams on several projects. Later during her tenure at Logic, she was selected to open up a West Coast Sales operation in San Francisco, CA creating an expanded marketing and sales presence for the company.
Ms. Pease has been a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association since 2002, serving in the role of Treasurer (2008-2011) and Education Director (2006-2007). She has been a member of Infragard since 2002, which is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the private sector. She speaks frequently on information security, has published several articles, and has been interviewed several times by ABC News and Good Morning America.