Senior cybersecurity Leader, Board member, University Professor, retired U.S. Army Officer and Iraq War Combat Veteran with over 25 years’ experience. Founder and Owner of Wellspring Services, Senior Cybersecurity leader with extensive education, training, and experience, with business acumen working in the commercial, government, military agencies. Very knowledgeable across cybersecurity and business domains with a proven track record of success as a senior leader, to include consulting members of leadership, including, the CIO, CISO, and DAO. Active government Top-Secret Clearance with CI polygraph w/ Q clearance. Extensive experience working within the international community and allied partners in cybersecurity. Certified CISO and CISSP. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification- Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) active member, Provisional Assessor, very knowledgeable, trained, and savvy with the CMMC model, CMMC assessment method, CMMC practices, CMMC domains, to include a deep understanding of source such as NIST SP 80-171 and 800-53. Tedx speaker, published author, and featured speaker for State of Cyber Security discussions, actively contributes to the National Institute for Standard and Technology, with experience testifying in front on the National Academy of Science on cybersecurity threats. Technical Editor for CISSP Exam Cram for Pearson Education North America and Featured Course Author. 4/5 Star rated Cybersecurity Instructor for Udemy for Business collection, teaching Advanced Cryptography Concepts on Udemy for Thousands of companies, including Adidas, Barclays, General Mills, Pinterest, Lyft, Volkswagen and many others.