Board of Directors

SecureTheVillage leadership and governance is provided by our Board of Directors. Board Members as of January 2023 are:

  • Alexa McCulloch, Founder & CEO, Stealth Mode Startup; Co-chair, HBS Alumni Angels of Southern California; Mentor and Advisor Techstars
  • Chris Clausen, Co-Founder & CEO, Stealth Startup- Cyber Security / Consumer Security & Privacy, co-Founder & Consumer Privacy Lead IFTBOH – Innovation For the Benefit of Humankind (Non-Profit)
  • Dennis Duitch, Managing Director, Duitch Consulting Group; Partner, Boardroom Performance Group.
  • George Usi, President Omnistruct; co-chair California IPv6 Taskforce
  • John Coleman, FVP, Director of Information Technology, EverTrust Bank
  • Jordan Fischer, CIPP-E, CIPP-US, CIPM, Global Privacy Team Lead, Beckage; Professor of Law, Drexel University; Lecturer University of California, Berkeley
  • Kelley Misata, PhD., Founder and CEO, Sightline Security, Senior Director, Open Source, Corelight, Adjunct Faculty, Boston College
  • Stan Stahl, PhD, Founder President, SecureTheVillage; Director of Information Security Miller Kaplan
  • Steve Krantz, PhD, Author CyberGuardianTM: A SecureTheVillage Guide for Residents.

Our Team

We are supported by an incredible team, full of talent, passion, wisdom, and energy.

SecureTheVillage Legacy Leaders

SecureTheVillage is grateful for the support of the Board and the many CyberLeaders who have given so freely of their time to assist us on our journey. Below are but a few.

  • Barbara Allen-Watkins, BAW Consulting, (STV Board retired)
  • Bill Leider, Axies Group
  • Bob Zukis, Digital Directors Network
  • Brad Maryman, Maryman & Associates, Federal Bureau of Investigation (retired)
  • Dan Meacham, Legendary Pictures
  • Diane Krehbiel-Delson, DKKD Staffing
  • Howard Miller, LBW Insurance, (STV Board retired)
  • Ilanna Bavli, Eleven/11 Counsel & Strategy, (STV Board retired)
  • Jason Meshekow (STV Board retired)
  • Jim Goyjer, (STV Board retired)
  • Jimmy Garcia, MITRE Corp
  • Joe Greenfield, Maryman & Associates
  • Josh Peplow, American Business Bank (STV Board retired)
  • Laura Martin, Pacific Western Bank
  • Marian Merritt, NIST National Initiative Cybersecurity Education (NICE)
  • Michael Sohn, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Robb Caruso, Innovative Driven (STV Board retired)
  • Robert Braun, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell
  • Sandra Lollino, LegalShield, (STV Board retired)
  • Tim Toohey, Greenberg Glusker
  • Tom Drucker, Consultants in Corporate Innovation
  • Tom Peistrup, InStyler, (STV Board retired)
  • Warren Kato, Los Angeles County Office of the District Attorney
  • Weiss Hamid, Buchalter

SecureTheVillage has its origins in the Los Angeles Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA-LA) during the time when SecureTheVillage founder Stan Stahl was President. SecureTheVillage is grateful to Stan’s many colleagues at ISSA-LA, most especially

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