Nicole is a Senior Security Consultant at Pondurance and has over fifteen years of security and regulatory compliance experience. She has served organizations both as an internal resource and through external client service firms while working with a variety of regulatory frameworks including NERC CIP, SSAE 16, NIST, HIPAA, COBIT, Sarbanes-Oxley, ISO, and PCI DSS.

Prior to joining Pondurance, Nicole was an Information Asset Protection Manager and IT Compliance Manager at Cummins, Inc. and also gained experience as an IT Auditor at EY. She has experience in controls testing, process improvement initiatives, IT and security risk assessments, remediation testing, security incident investigations, data classification, business process management, business continuity, six sigma, identity and access management, etc.

She graduated from Ball State University with two Bachelor’s degrees (Accounting and Information Technology). She holds a PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) certification, a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification.