1 Cyber and Beyond! Business, Entrepreneurship and Cyber Conference Opportunities for Business and Employment in and around the growing field of Cyber Security. Hosted by Anne Arundel Community College s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, Business Management and Cyber Technology departments. FEBRUARY 10, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in CALT 100 Welcome to the 2012 Cyber Security and Entrepreneurship Symposium. We have great speakers and presenters in store. We want to share a little bit about them. Keynote Speaker David S. Dobbs his professional information systems experience extends back over 31 years of private sector companies, government agencies and military service. A career Naval Officer, he was always at the cutting edge of information systems technology as a Helicopter Mission Commander and Command Information Systems Security Officer. His final assignment was the Naval Liaison Officer to the Pentagon (N643) for the Information Systems Security Office (ISSO) at the National Security Agency (NSA). After the Navy, Mr. Dobbs held the position as an International PM for the Systems Integration Department of Motorola s US Federal Government Markets Division (USFGMD), working government contracts in the Middle East region. He also was the lead PM with contracts at: Department of Energy (DoE), Department of State (DoS), White House Communications Agency (WHCA), Bureau of Prisons (BoP), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Mr. Dobbs moved to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) as the TRAILBLAZER Program Manager and continued with the International C4ISR Net Centric programs and US Government Intelligence Community programs. Selected as the Executive Director for the NG Electronic Systems Sector Intelligence Programs Council (IPC), he identified all intelligence programs for the sector. Transferring to the NG Technical Services Sector where he was the Director of Business Development for the Intelligence Community programs building up the IC factored pipeline to over $993M in only 6 months. He concluded his tenure at NG Information Systems Sector as the Director of Information Assurance Systems for all NSA classified IAD programs. Mr. Dobbs has served as the CSC and NGC representative to the DHS, National Security Information Exchange (NSIE) and the President s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). Currently he is the AECOM representative to the US Chamber of Commerce s, National Security Task Force, being Responsible for the operations and growth of the Information Technology Center (ITC), focusing on Network Defense,
2 Cyber Security, Operations Center management, System Architecture and Development, Enterprise Content Management and other Information Technology disciplines. Manages over 500 IT professionals in over 22 States and 1 US Territory while deploying GIS Teams around the world in support of AECOM s IT mission in the other Geographies and Lines of Businesses. Mr. Dobbs has earned two undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (Accounting) and Sociology and two graduate degrees: an M.S., in Business Management, Salve Regina College and an M.A., in National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College. Mr. Dobbs professional certifications include: PMP, CIRM, ISRM, CISO, CISSP, ISSO, HDISCM, CPL, PPL and DAWIA Level 2 Breakout Session Guest Speakers Ruby Blakeney Bio coming soon. T.E. Tif Clifton III Chief Executive Officer with 25 years of experience in guiding the development of emerging information technologies and analytic methodologies into practical system solutions. Mr. Clifton co-founded Eastport Analytics after four years of consulting for military intelligence, competitive intelligence, pharmaceutical and patent analysis organizations. This work was focused on guiding the transition of advanced technologies for support to information analysis and insight management into effective operational use. This experience was preceded by a Vice President position at ISX Corp., and a Program Management position at the Joint National Intelligence Development Staff where he was responsible for the development and application of advanced analytical technologies. Tip's focused experience is built on a MBA from the University of Texas, and an AB degree in Computer Sciences from Harvard University. When not shaping Eastport's direction, inspiring staff, or interacting with clients, Tip can be found enjoying his passion for sailing off the coast of Annapolis, Maryland. Brenda Dilts with many years of experience in program and project management within the Department of Defense and Federal Contracting environment, Mrs. Dilts is currently the Small Business Program Manager for ARINC, Defense Systems Engineering and Support based out of Annapolis Maryland. In this role Brenda supports internal Portfolio, Product, and Project Managers by acting as a liaison between small businesses and opportunities within DSES. Brenda role also supports outreach, training, and mentoring events for small business interested in federal contracting. Brenda served over 20 years with the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard in various positions including acquisitions and logistics, personnel management, and financial management. She joined ARINC in 2009 after retiring from the military.
3 In addition to her federal contracting and acquisitions training, Brenda has a MSA with concentration in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University. She received a BA in Education from the University of Alaska, Project Management Certification from University of Phoenix, and Associates in Finance from the Community College of the Air Force. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in good standing and has curriculum published through the Defense Acquisitions University (DAU). Kathryn Freeland President/Chief Executive Officer of A-TEK, Inc. effective with the recent acquisition of the company. Prior to acquiring A-TEK, Mrs. Freeland, was Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer of RGII Technologies, Inc., an Information Technology, Systems Integration and Engineering Solutions company who's myriad of customers included nine presidential cabinet agencies of the federal government. She directed the company with a highly strategic business plan in order to optimize profits and return on invested capital. During her tenure as CEO, Mrs. Freeland played a vital role in business development, customer satisfaction, financial stability, and employee relations. Under Mrs. Freeland's leadership, RGII more than tripled in size with revenue growing 4,800% over an 11 year period. Prior to founding RGII, Mrs. Freeland spent over seven years supporting various Federal Government agencies in the areas of Financial, Information and Program Management Support. She successfully built and sold RGII to Computer Horizons Corp in Mrs. Freeland is also Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Freeland & Associates, LLC, a consulting services firm whose focus is partnering with businesses in the areas of: executive advisory services, interim executive support, strategic planning/mapping, market analysis/penetration, financial/accounting management, business integration/transition, and business development. Mrs. Freeland holds a Master s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Management from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She most recently published her first book, Navigating Your Way to Business Success: An Entrepreneur s Journey, released in July Kelly Hugo with 18 years of experience, Ms. Hugo has worked in healthcare and healthcare technology and has traveled throughout the United States installing and managing electronic medical record systems. Prior to joining AACC as a Program Coordinator and Faculty member, Ms. Hugo was a Vice President of a software company in Silver Spring, Maryland. She has won numerous awards throughout her career for software creativity, installation success and 100% on-time project completions. In 2009, she started the first AACC Health Information Technology program and has recently undertaken accreditation for the program. The number of students has increased from 6 to 18 since the first class in Ms. Hugo received her Bachelor degree in Health Information Management from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Business Administration/Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University. Joanne Jackson is presently the Minority/Small Business Enterprise Coordinator for Anne Arundel County, Md. She is a graduate of Howard University School of Business; and the University of Pittsburgh
4 Graduate School of Public & International Affairs. She has provided technical assistance to local governments and community based organizations working as an urban planner for the City of Albany Urban Renewal Agency; the New York State Office of Housing Renewal/Urban Revitalization; and the Arlington County (Va) Dept. of Economic Development. Ms. Jackson has also worked as for CPA firms and private economic development consultants in Washington, DC. Joanne provides marketing & development assistance to small businesses, minority contractors and non-profit organizations. She hosts the Minority Business Report which airs daily on Comcast 98/Verizon 38. The Minority Business Report highlights the accomplishment of women & minority businesses in Anne Arundel County; and provides information & resources to help small businesses grow and prosper. Valorie King Dr. King is an Instructional Specialist with the Cyber Center at Anne Arundel Community College. She also serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Cyber Security / Information Assurance programs at University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Dr. King has over 30 years of experience as an IT Executive, Management Consultant, Project Manager, and software systems engineer for both government and industry. Dr. King is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Ms. King graduated with a Ph.D. in Organization and Management (IT Management Specialization), from Capella University, Kelly Koermer is the Dean of the School of Business, Computing & Technical Studies at Anne Arundel Community College, which houses the CyberCenter. She holds the rank of tenured full professor and has taught in the Legal Studies and Computer Technologies Departments. During her time at AACC, she has served as the Director of Computer Technologies Instructional Programs at Anne Arundel Community College, the Special Assistant to the Vice President of Learning for the Honors Program, and the Coordinator of the Paralegal, Jurisprudence and Cybercrime programs. In addition to her academic responsibilities, Kelly also served for three (3) years as the Federal Compliance Officer for AACC, handling diversity and federal compliance issues for the college. She received her associates in arts and baccalaureate degrees in paralegal studies from Villa Julie College and her juris doctorate degree from University of Baltimore School of Law. Dean Koermer is admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland and before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Dean Koermer has authored a textbook, the Guide to Criminal Law for Maryland, published by Wadsworth Group in 2001, and co-authored with Robyn Brown Criminal Law in Maryland: Cases, Concepts & Critical Analysis, published by Kendall Hunt in 2006 and Constitutional Law: Laying Down the Law, published by Wolters Kluwer 2010.
5 Hart Rossman Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Cyber Security Services & Solutions at SAIC. In this role Mr. Rossman has oversight & responsibility for technology strategy, vendor relations & solution development, R&D, practice leadership for cyber security solutions; and provides customer support in solving all phases of complex information assurance-related problems. Areas of technical expertise include risk management, security in the software and system development lifecycle, system certification & accreditation, and security in the cyber supply chain. Domains of focus include cloud, mobility, consumerization, big data & analytics, national security systems, and emerging technology & cultural trends. He is a Senior Research Fellow with the Supply Chain Management Center within the RH Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in the area of Cyber Supply Chain Assurance. Mr. Rossman has been named to the state of Maryland Governor s Workforce Investment Board Cyber Security Workforce Steering Committee as well as ISC2 s Application Security Advisory Board and is a named contributor to the CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors. He is a faculty member with the Institute for Applied Network Security, represents SAIC s Incident Response Team in FIRST, and is a founding member of the Corporate Executive Programme. Mr. Rossman co-authored NIST SP rev2, Security Considerations in the System Development Life Cycle. He has earned a CISSP, CSSLP, received his B.A. in Communication from the University Of Maryland, College Park, and received his MBA from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. Greg Smith Vice President, Relationship Manager, Chesapeake Business Banking. Greg joined the bank in 2004 via the Management Development Program. Greg opened M&T Bank s first de novo airport branch at BWI airport in 2007 and opened another de novo office in fast-growing suburban Clarksville, MD in After six years as a manager in the retail bank, Greg recently moved into the commercial bank to expand his credit skillset and to help prospect and develop large customer relationships in the Mid-Atlantic. As a relationship manager, Greg works on the expanding government contracting space. Greg represents the bank on diverse community and business groups including the Chesapeake Regional Technology Council, The Associated Builders & Contractors, and the Chesapeake Conservancy, as well as supporting other community events. Greg earned his Master s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2011 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with Honors from Colgate University in Danielle Strand with nearly fifteen years of experience supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for higher education, she joined Anne Arundel Community College in April 2009 and serves as the STEM Engaged Learning Coordinator supporting all engaged learning activities, such as internships, service-learning, research, and community based projects related to STEM. Ms. Strand serves as a central resource for STEM related activities and programs that support student connections with community, manages employer inquiries and requests, and collaborates with individual academic departments to enhance, promote, and facilitate community based learning for STEM. Ms. Strand
6 holds a Bachelors of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting as well as an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.