CIO, Live Oak Bank
With more than 20 years of IT and security experience, Thomas has spent the majority of his career working in senior IT, Risk, and Security positions in technology and financial service institutions. As CISO, Thomas leads Live Oak's technology risk management and security operations. He provides leadership for developing and implementing technology and security initiatives that support the mission, vision, and long-term objectives of Live Oak Bank. Thomas holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA with a specialty focus in Management of Information Systems and Security from Saint Leo University. He also holds several industry IT and security certifications, including CISSP, CIPT, and CISM.