Kathel Kelton

Kathel Kelton is one of our lead vCISOs at Luminant Digital Security and has over (20) years of experience in IT.  As a Consultant for the past 10 years, Kathel has provided CIO/CISO level assistance to a cross section of companies primarily in the Northwest.  She has assisted Company Executives with IT business development initiatives meant to improve IT cost effectiveness and service quality by completing comprehensive network assessments and detailed guidance. In addition, she has authored IT security policies, practices, and procedures and has provided staff Cybersecurity Awareness training to numerous companies.


On a technical level, Kathel has extensive experience and knowledge of hardware and software products and a deep understanding of best practices with respect to cybersecurity.  As a vCISO for Luminant, she is a highly valued member of the Luminant Digital Security team.



Kathel received her B.S. in Management from the University of Oregon and has held additional IT related certifications over the years including a MCSE.