Our Leadership Team
Karen L. Cole, CBCP, MBCI, CISA, CRISC (Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer)
Ms. Cole is a national speaker on the topics of risk management and business continuity. She is also a Guest Lecturer in the Virginia Commonwealth University Fast Track Executive Masters in Science program. She is an active member of the Virginia Council of CEO’s, co-chair of the Richmond Technology Council (RichTech) Government Services Forum, and sits on the board of Safe Harbor, the shelter for victims of domestic violence in Henrico County, VA.
Joshua A. Cole, CISM (Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer)
Josh’s professional background in privacy, security, IT infrastructure, and IT and business operations spans over 24 years. During that time, he has held senior positions in consulting firms such as Booz Allen Hamilton, and as Chief Information Security Officer for a national healthcare company. He has extensive experience in providing risk management and compliance solutions to senior leadership for clients in both the government and private sectors.
Josh is a member of the board of Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (PCAV).
John K. Brightly, CISM, CBCP (Vice President, Service Delivery)
John is a member of the Central Virginia chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), ISACA Virginia, and the Old Dominion Chapter of Association of Contingency Planners (ACP).