Those who attended Utah’s Annual Cyber Security Summit at the Adobe complex in Lehi, Utah heard valuable information from the speakers and panelists at the event.  In case you’d like more information on the speakers and panelists, please see below.


Congressman Chris Stewart of Utah’s 2nd Congressional District


Chris Stewart is the Congressman from Utah’s Second Congressional District. He is a No. 1 New York Times best-selling and national award-winning author, world-record-setting Air Force pilot, and the former owner/CEO of a small business.

Chris is one of ten children and grew up on a dairy farm in Cache Valley. He graduated from Utah State University, where he earned his degree in economics. Upon graduation, Chris joined the United States Air Force where he was the Distinguished Graduate (top of his class) in both Officer Training School and Undergraduate Pilot Training. He served for fourteen years as a pilot in the Air Force, flying both rescue helicopters and the B-1B bomber.  He holds three world speed records, including the world’s record for the fastest non-stop flight around the world.

Chris is a prolific author having written 17 books, several of which have become national best-sellers, and have been published in six different countries.

Before being elected to Congress, Chris served as president and CEO of the Shipley Group, a nationally recognized firm for consulting expertise in energy and the environment. He and his wife, Evie, are the parents of six children.

Chris now serves as a member of House Appropriations Committee and the House Intelligence Committee. In addition, the Congressman serves as Chairman of the Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture Subcommittee.

If you’d like more information on Congressman Chris Stewart, please visit his website:


FBI SSA James E. Lamadrid

FBI Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) James Lamadrid entered on duty at the FBI in March 2007 where he was assigned to the FBI Salt Lake City Cyber Squad.  SSA Lamadrid investigated Criminal and National Security Computer Intrusions and was a member of the Utah Attorney General Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  SSA Lamadrid was a FBI SWAT Operator from 2010 to 2014 prior to his promotion to FBI Headquarters, Cyber Division.   While at FBIHQ, SSA Lamadrid performed duties as a Regional Program Manager for various Cyber Task Forces in the areas of budget, operational, and investigative support.

In November 2014, SSA Lamadrid was promoted to the FBI Salt Lake City Cyber Task Force Supervisor.   Prior to working for the FBI, SSA Lamadrid worked as an Information Technology Project Manager for the Air Force Pentagon Communication Agency located at the Pentagon, in Washington, D.C. and in the United State Air Force Security Forces Specialist stationed at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Ramstein Air Base, Germany attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.

SSA Lamadrid has a B.S. in Information Systems Management, Master of Management degree, and an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University.   SSA Lamadrid also holds several industry certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, Global Information Security Professional (GISP), Cyber Security Leadership Certificate (GSLP), and Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) Certification.

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Morian Eberhard, CISO at Zions Bank

Morian Eberhard joins Zions Bancorporation as Chief Information Security Officer with over 23 years of successful results as a security practitioner. He is a proven leader in all aspects of Security including Risk Assessment, Security Process and Policy Development, Application Security, Network Security, and Compliance Strategy.

Morian received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and an MBA from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.  He has held security related positons with many prestigious companies and most recently spent 10 years with MUFG Union Bank.  While the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer with Union Bank, Morian was responsible for an enterprise-wide approach to developing and delivering security solutions.  Morian believes in a threefold mission of security: confidentiality, integrity, and availability that can reduce costs without compromising the security of bank information.

Morian’s personal interests include cooking, hiking, running, and weightlifting.  He is an avid fan of fitness and the outdoors.

If you would like more information on Zions Bank, please visit their website:


Chris Droubay, Attorney at Snow Christensen & Martineau

Christopher Droubay’s practice covers a variety of civil litigation matters including cyber security issues, insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, employment issues and regulatory compliance. A main focus of Chris’ practice is Health Law. He represents and counsels clients on a number of complex statutory and regulatory issues, including: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicaid & Medicare issues, the Affordable Care Act, Antikickback and Stark Laws, and Credentialing issues.
Chris has represented numerous employers in understanding and establishing policies related to the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act. He carries a unique emphasis in counseling clients on data breach issues involving both HIPAA and HITECH. With the increased number of reported breaches, and variety of “loss” types of all sizes, individuals and companies are placed at risk every day. This rapidly growing threat involves “thefts” of all kinds, from laptops, desktop computers, paper records and network servers. Chris has successfully represented numerous clients in actions involving negligent credentialing allegations and considerations. He represents clients, large and small, in developing HIPAA compliant policies and procedures and defending clients under investigation for HIPAA complaints. Chris has also counseled clients regarding Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues and helped clients navigate the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Chris has extensive experience defending medical providers of all sizes in both regulatory and malpractice matters.

If you would like more information on Snow Christensen & Martineau, please visit their website:


Kelly Chamberlain, CBO at Tivitri

Kelly Chamberlain is the Chief Business Officer of Tivitri, Inc, a Utah based Technical and Business Strategic partner.  Tivitri’s expertise is in the field of information systems, with specialization in the development and deployment of information security solutions, access management solutions, enterprise architecture design and system implementations. Mr. Chamberlain is responsible for leading the company’s business operations, executing on the business strategy and ensuring operational excellence company-wide.

Prior to becoming the CBO of Tivitri Inc, Mr. Chamberlain was the Director of Operations for ConvergeOne/Mountain States Networking a national technology solutions provider.  In this role, he was responsible for business modeling and technology alignment.  Utilizing market and industry trend analysis, specific business investment and organizational capacity planning were achieved maximizing growth and return on investment.

Mr. Chamberlain holds an MBA degree from Southern Utah University, and a Business Management degree with an emphasis in Finance from Brigham Young University.

If you would like more information on Tivitri, please visit their website:


Gary Vickrey, Industrial Psychologist at Tanner

Gary specializes in the selection, assessment and development of senior leaders throughout the world. His most recent area of specialty is in constructing and implementing Leadership Development Academies for leading organizations. Gary serves a variety of clients in the chemical, financial services, construction, educational, nonprofit, consulting, life sciences, hospitality, technology, and automotive sectors. He has also developed a niche advising numerous family-owned organizations around the world.

Gary joined Tanner LLC following careers with Jackson Leadership Systems and the United States military. While proudly serving in the US Air Force, Gary served with the United Nations in Operation Restore Hope in Kismayou, Baledogle, Mogadishu Somalia and Eastern Africa. Gary earned nine medals including two for Outstanding Achievements while serving in the US and abroad and was awarded the accolade of Airman of the Quarter twice for the 60th CES Squadron, Travis A.F.B.

Gary has a long history of dedicating himself to improving the lives of others. While attending the University of Idaho, Gary ran a State of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare program for 4 years serving the chronically mentally ill and was also Deputy Sheriff for Latah County Assessor’s Office. Gary, his wife Stacy, son Austin, and daughter Mesa live in the Greater Salt Lake City Area.

Education, Licenses & Certifications

B.Sc. in Psychology, University of Idaho

M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Idaho

If you would like more information on Tanner, please visit their website:


David A. Aird, CPCU, CIC, Sr. Sales Executive at USI Insurance

Dave Aird is a senior sales executive for USI Insurance. He has over 32 year of experience in the insurance industry and is licensed in all lines of insurance including property & casualty, life, health, disability. His specialty is commercial business insurance. He is a licensed agent, broker, consultant and surplus lines broker in Utah, and is also non-resident licensed in a majority of the other states.

Before joining USI, Mr. Aird was working with Wells Fargo Insurance when they sold 42 of their 97 offices nationwide to USI. This included the Salt Lake City, Utah office. He began his insurance carrier working with his father and two brothers at Aird Insurance Agency, Inc. where he acted as the personal lines manager, and later was promoted to commercial lines manager for the agency.

In 2001 Mr. Aird accepted the position as President of Zions Insurance Agency. His responsibilities included managing all employee benefits, personal insurance and commercial lines insurance. He successfully grew the agency by 122% and was instrumental in developing a enterprise wide insurance presence.

Mr. Aird earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1989, and later earned his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation in 1996. He has served as the president of the Utah Independent Insurance Agents, young agent association. The president of the Salt Lake City Association of the Utah Independent Insurance Agents Association. State National Director of the Independent Insurance Agents of America Junior Golf. And was the 1996 Young Agent of the Year for the Utah Independent Insurance Agents Association.

Currently, Mr. Aird is a member of the USI Insurance national energy team, and has actively been a contributor to the USI proprietary database of specialized energy insurance information.

Throughout his carrier education and expertise have been an important focus for Mr. Aird. He prides himself on providing exceptional service and value to his clients.

Mr. Aird is a Utah native, and attended Highland High school and the University of Utah. He and his wife Jodi have two children who are now married, and they are anxiously looking forward to grandchildren.

If you would like more information on USI, please visit their website:


Karl West, CISO & Assistant VP of Information Systems at Intermountain Healthcare

Karl West is the Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant Vice President of Information Systems at Intermountain Healthcare, an integrated delivery network of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics in Utah and Southern Idaho. Karl is a well-respected speaker and security expert who is often sought after by other organizations that want to embed his holistic solutions in their security strategies.

At Intermountain, Karl is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s security strategy. Karl’s leadership—throughout the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of an excellent security program—has earned Intermountain national recognition as a leader in health information security.

The teams Karl inspires cover a wide range of security specialties—governance, architecture, risk and compliance, Identity and Access, eDiscovery, forensics, and incident management. Protecting and defending against unauthorized access to patient and employee information, clinical systems, networks and data is Karl’s vocation. He’s keenly interested in innovation as well, especially the development of new technologies that improve care and lower costs.

For more than 30 years, Karl has been involved in information technology and security. Prior to his role at Intermountain, Karl was Vice President and Managing Partner at AT&T Consulting Services.

Karl is a member of the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) Privacy and Security Board. He’s also a board member of the Association for Executives in

Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS), a part of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and Weber State College’s Computer Science department.

Karl received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and later a master’s degree in Business Administration.

If you would like more information on Intermountain Healthcare, please visit their website:


John Pohlman, Director of Information Security Services at Tanner


John Pohlman is the Director of Information Security Services at Tanner LLC. Before joining Tanner, John spent the previous 5 years of his career leading and growing a local IT company, where he developed a passion for business management and growth with a specific interest in Network Security. He is an expert and frequent speaker on IT controls and network security topics at meetings for numerous professional organizations and business groups. John received his Master’s in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Westminster College in 2011. He enjoys his continued involvement in the MBA program and currently serves on a number of boards at Westminster.

If you would like more information on Tanner, please visit their website:



Richard Hickman, Partner & Examiner at Decipher Forensics

Richard Hickman is a Partner and Examiner at Decipher Forensics. Richard got involved in digital forensics because of his father, George Hickman, who designed the computer forensics program at Utah Valley University. He went through that program, finishing with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, with an emphasis in computer forensics and security, and a minor in Criminal Justice. Richard also holds several industry certifications, including EnCase Certified Examiner, AccessData Certified Examiner, AccessData Mobile Examiner, Cellebrite Certified Logical Operator, and Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyzer.

Richard is well known for his research on Snapchat and how it operates on Android devices, showing how the app that claimed to delete pictures and videos doesn’t actually delete them. His research was published on KSL, The Huffington Post, Forbes, BBC, The Guardian, and many others.

Whenever Richard is not working he enjoys working in his garden and riding his motorcycle.

If you would like more information on Decipher Forensics, please visit their website:


MC for the Summit:


Patrick D. Lynch, CSO at Perpetual Storage, Inc.


Moderators for the Summit:


Aubrey Murray, EVP at Perpetual Storage, Inc.

Janet Louie, Sr. VP of Community Development at Zions Bank

Nathanael J. Mitchell, Attorney at Snow Christensen & Martineau