LEADERSHIP

Gary Braglia
Practice Manager, Penetration Testing

Gary Braglia is a Security Specialist at GreyCastle Security with over 10 years of experience as an IT professional. Gary began his career as an application developer with the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), is a graduate of SUNY Albany with a Master’s degree in Information Science (M.S.I.S.) and the owner of industry-recognized certifications including Tenable Certified Network Auditor (TCNA) and CompTIA Security+.

At GreyCastle, Gary consults with clients in a wide range of security domains, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, security assessments, network security, application security and policy development.

Christina D'Antonio
Practice Manager, Governance

Christina D’Antonio (ECIH) is a specialist-level technology, information security and risk management professional. Christina is a 2015 graduate of SUNY Albany’s Digital Forensics program. She currently holds two years of experience at GreyCastle Security assisting with the development and implementation of cybersecurity solutions for financial, healthcare, higher education, energy, information technology and gaming industries. Knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, ISO and NIST standards and regulations that can be applied in a variety of functions. Experience in Incident Response proactive and reactive functions, including program development and testing, as well as forensics, including collection and analysis of evidence.

Adam Dean
Practice Manager, Incident Response

Adam Dean is a Security Specialist with GreyCastle Security and Practice Manager of Incident Response. Adam has over 4 years of proactive and reactive incident response experience in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, higher education, critical infrastructure, and other prominent industries. Adam consults with clients who are experiencing security incidents ranging from malicious infections to data breaches. Adam is a graduate of the University of Advancing Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Technology Forensics.

Mike Denz
Chief Financial Officer

Mike Denz is the CFO for GreyCastle Security. For the last 15 years, Mike has served in a capacity of CFO and VP of Finance all while instructing six acquisitions ranging in size from $20K to over $20M. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for three companies including Assured Information Security, Riverhawk Company and GreyCastle Security.

Brian Didier
Practice Manager, Vulnerability Assessment

Brian Didier is a Security Specialist at GreyCastle Security with over 10 years’ experience of managing and securing endpoints, servers, devices, applications, and networks across various industries. His expertise include vulnerability scanning and remediation, best practice standards for operating system and device configurations and implementing secure network architecture.

Dan Didier
Vice President, Services

Dan Didier (MSIA, CCSP, TSS) is an entrepreneur, speaker and Vice President of Services for GreyCastle Security.

With nearly 20 years of security experience in a wide range of industries including critical infrastructure, finance, healthcare, manufacturing and other prominent industries, Dan brings extensive expertise as a technical security engineer and business-focused risk manager.

Dan's unique background allows him to bridge the gap between people, process and technology and adapt to the unique cybersecurity challenges that organizations face today.

Matt Farry
Practice Manager, Risk Assessment

Matt Farry is a Security Specialist at GreyCastle Security with over 10 years of experience in information protection assessments and controls implementation. At GreyCastle, Matt specializes in organizational risk assessments and remediation guidance based on industry standards and regulations including NIST SP800-53, ISO 27002, HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, and others.

Reg Harnish
Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of GreyCastle, Reg is responsible for defining and executing the company's vision. Under his leadership, the company has experienced six consecutive years of triple-digit growth and countless industry accolades. Today, GreyCastle Security is working with organizations in every state in the U.S.

Reg is a nationally-recognized speaker and has presented at countless industry events. He was recently recognized as the Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for the a second consecutive year. He has been featured in Time, Forbes, CBS Nightly News, The Washington Post, Dark Reading and others.

Wade Huebner
Practice Manager, Security Program

Wade Huebner is a Security Program Manager with GreyCastle Security. Wade joins GreyCastle with experience in project management and coordination, human resources and IT consulting, and 2 + years of experience working with different facets of the project management life cycle. Wade’s background includes working with clients within construction management, IT, cybersecurity, financial, healthcare, higher education and energy industries.

Travis Hyde
Chief Operating Officer

In January, 2014, the world changed forever for Travis Hyde. A horrible accident rendered him paralyzed from the waist down, opening his eyes to the importance of core values and perseverance. Rather than just list core values for marketing purposes as many companies do, Travis took it upon himself to become a student of core values and their importance in life and in business.

Travis takes the time to get to know our clients, help them establish and then communicate their vision, and ultimately make certain that they are successful. His mantra is "your success is our success."

In addition to fostering relationships, as a pioneer in the field of Information Security Management Systems, he has introduced, developed and implemented new and innovative strategic solutions to the challenges executive leaders face in aligning information security objectives with overall business objectives.

Ben Jordan
Practice Manager, Awareness

Ben Jordan is a Security Specialist with GreyCastle Security. Ben joins GreyCastle with three years of experience working in information security for an industry leading financial organization. His experience includes training and awareness, incident response and data risk management. Ben is a graduate from the Utica College Cybersecurity Master’s program and received his undergraduate degree from Le Moyne College.

Dan Kalil
Chief Strategy Officer

Dan Kalil is the Chief Strategy Officer for GreyCastle Security. Dan is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner with nearly a decade of experience working in leadership roles in the field. Dan has served in a managerial and VP of Operations capacity for the last 5 years and currently sits as Chairman of the Board at GreyCastle Security.

Francesca LoPorto-Brandow
Director, People and Culture

Francesca LoPorto-Brandow is GreyCastle Security's Director of People and Culture. Francesca has high-level experience in team, leader and executive coaching with Fortune 100 companies worldwide. Francesca has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification and sits on multiple boards including the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region Joseph’s House & Shelter, and Historic Troy 2020.

Tracy Mabb
Director, Finance and Operations

Tracy Mabb is Director, Operations at GreyCastle Security. Tracy has spent more than two decades in the legal sector as an administrator, paralegal and legal assistant before joining GreyCastle Security in December, 2014. Tracy is responsible for GreyCastle Security’s Finance, Human Resources and Administrative functions, including accounting, payroll, benefits, recruiting and retention.

Katie Quiri
Manager, Client Relationship

Katie Quiri is a Client Relationship Manager at GreyCastle Security. Along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management, Katie has over 7 years' experience in Account Management for financial, healthcare, information technology, and other industries. Her responsibilities include ensuring client loyalty and advocacy as well as acting as the primary liaison between GreyCastle Security and its clients.

Keith Robertson
Practice Manager, vCISO

Keith Robertson is a Security Strategist at GreyCastle Security with over 15 years’ experience in developing, implementing, and managing security solutions for various industries.

Keith has extensive knowledge of standards/regulations ranging from risk management, incident response, and regulatory compliance that can be applied to network, application, and physical security.

Marissa Salzone
Director, Marketing

Marissa Salzone is Director, Marketing at GreyCastle Security. With an expert level in strategic marketing and management, Marissa has driven revenue 5% over goal and increased social media followings over 500% for leading companies in Upstate New York. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Capital Alliance of Young Professionals and was interviewed for a top-selling book on Amazon, The Millennial Mindset.

Wil Seiler
Director, Product Management

Wil brings a wealth of expertise in Information Security and Risk Management. Wil is an industry leader in ISO 27001, and a certified Lead Auditor (TPECS) and certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP). Wil has performed and managed implementations against numerous published security standards in addition to ISO 27001, including PCI-DSS, HITRUST, HIPAA/HITECH, EU Safe Harbor, Privacy Shield etc., and has spent a majority of his career implementing and assessing information technology controls.

As part of the senior leadership of the GreyCastle team, Wil ensures that the GreyCastle Security’s core values are upheld, and that our employee’s, clients, and solutions are always successful.

Mike Stamas
Chief Business Development Officer

Michael Stamas is an entrepreneur, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of GreyCastle Security.

With over a decade of experience in the technology sector, Michael pairs his management and business development skills with a deep understanding of information security to bring a unique brand of risk-based advising to clients and prospects.

Chad Walter
Vice President, Business Development

Chad Walter is the Vice President, Business Development at GreyCastle Security. In this role, Chad leads a growing team of cybersecurity business development professionals and is an integral part of the GreyCastle Security strategy team.

Chad has amassed over 20 years of strategic leadership and developmental experience within cybersecurity, information technology and executive leadership.

Candice Wold
Practice Manager, Compliance

Candice represents GreyCastle Security in the Bay Area and specializes in the information security management frameworks of ISO 27001:2013, SSAE 16, NERC CIP, NIST 800-53, and FISMA. Candice is an ISO/IEC 27001:2103 Certified Lead Auditor and will be assisting our clients with the design and implementation of custom Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) with the goal of ISO 27001 certification.

She enjoys learning about the nuances between the public and private space through the FedRAMP Program and will continue her expertise as cloud service providers continue to offer capabilities in the Federal space.

In her free time, she enjoys competitive running and exploring local breweries. As a breakfast food connoisseur, she has never been known to turn down french toast.