Adam Austin has a decade of experience securing classified and HIPAA-environment US Government IT systems, having worked with NASA, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and the Department of Defense. Adam holds a Master’s in Information Assurance from Capitol Technology University, and is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Adam’s goal is to leverage his experience and education to help small businesses implement affordable risk-based cybersecurity programs.
Lead Cybersecurity Engineer
Alli is an Army veteran with over a decade of engineering and project management experience. After working for a Fortune 200 company he decided he would prefer life without the corporate politics. In lessons learned from that experience he started his own small business while moonlighting at a small food manufacture and working in a ski resort retail store, he won two Department of Defense contracts worth more than 50 million dollars from proposals he wrote in his basement. Now his focus and dedication is helping other small businesses navigate cybersecurity compliance.
Matt Nece is a retired Air Force Master Sergeant with over two decades of experience as an electronics technician as well as client systems administration. His background is complemented by Associates of Applied Science degree, CompTIA Security+ certification, Linux+ certification and extensive additional technical and leadership training. He closely works with Air Force weather personnel in the development of innovative IT and technical solutions to support US warfighters all over the world. His goal is to leverage his experience to empower other veteran-owned small businesses in their cybersecurity needs.
Director of Marketing and Sales
Jackie has over decade of business development and marketing experience owning multiple companies including a brick and mortar business she started, franchised, and then sold in 2012. She has spent the last 4 years consulting hundreds of start-up companies getting their ideas off the ground. After 18 months of consulting with Alli she decided to join the team full-time due to the passion she had about the mission and the culture at Totem. Jackie is an Army combat veteran and holds a Master’s in Business Management from Utah Valley University.