Advisory Board and Premier Partners

The Cyber Center Advisory Board provides the following guidance and support:

  • Review strategies, plans, programs and curriculum 
  • Scholarships, internships and full-time placement 
  • Partnerships and Sponsorships
  • Board development and External Outreach

Current Board members include:  

  • Antwanye Ford – CEO | Enlightened, Inc
  • Kia Smith – Director-Security and Privacy Risk Consulting | RSM
  • Kevin Simmonds – Principal Cybersecurity & Privacy | PwC 
  • Curley Thomas III – Manager, Enterprise Data Performance | Chevron
  • Derek Maxey – Fellow | Lockheed Martin
  • Greg Parchment – CTO | Buchanan & Edwards, Inc.
  • Tyrone Wilson – Founder |Cover6 Solutions
  • Jamilia King – Security Advisor, Lilly Research Labs | Eli Lilly

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CERC Advisory Board and Premier Partners 

Enlighted: Beyond Expectation
Lockheed Martin
BE: Buchanan & Edwards
Cover 6 Solutions
Pepco: An Exelon Company, Chevron, and RSM

Thank you to all of our sponsors and board members for supporting our cyber students and programs!