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ABOUT

Team

Javan DeGraff

Javan DeGraff

Sr. Information Security Consultant

Javan Degraff is the Senior Information Security Consultant at Semper Sec. He is responsible for guiding small to mid-sized businesses through the process of establishing robust security programs. He ensures a protected infrastructure for all customers and confirms all ISO 27001 requirements are met. Prior to joining Semper Sec, Javan was commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served for 5 years attaining the rank of Captain. Previously, he has held titles as Cybersecurity Program Lead at WilmerHale and Information Systems Security Engineer at Sentar Inc. Javan specializes in Vulnerability Management, Risk Analysis, Internal Auditing, Third Party Risk Management and Operational Risk Management.

Javan has achieved a Bachelor of Arts from Johnson State College and the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science from Strayer University; He holds a GIAC-GISP certification.

Michelle McMullen

Michelle McMullen

Information Security Consultant

Michelle McMullen is the Information Security Consultant at Semper Sec. She is responsible for guiding small to mid-sized businesses through the process of establishing robust security programs. Prior to joining Semper Sec, Michelle served in the United States Navy holding titles as Project Manager, Network Engineer, and Information Systems Security Officer. Most recently she was a Cybersecurity Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. As an IT professional, Michelle brings over 12 years of experience in network infrastructure, server administration, cybersecurity, information assurance, and computer hardware and software. She is extremely knowledgeable of the analysis and training of network security, cloud computing, and personnel management.

Michelle has a highly skilled background in Technical Studies, including NIST Cybersecurity frameworks and the implementation of security-based programs; She holds certifications in the following: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, CASP and MCSA.

Ron Terrell

Ron Terrell

Sr. Program Manager

Ron Terrell is the Senior Program Manager at Semper Sec. He is responsible for the oversight of service delivery, setting targets for milestone completion, and ensuring deadlines are met. Prior to joining Semper Sec, Ron served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps filling roles as the Sr. Tactical Mishap Investigator and Platoon Commander. Previously, Ron held the title of Regional Project Manager for Eastern Afghanistan at Fluor, the largest American multinational engineering and construction firm in the Fortune 500. The experience he brings to Semper Sec includes, supervision of all facets of project operations and management of distributed teams composed of over 600 individuals.

Ron has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from The University of New Mexico along with a Master of Business Administration from The University of Maryland University College.

Jay Carson

Jay Carson

Cyber Librarian

Jay Carson is the Cyber Librarian at Semper Sec. Prior to joining Semper Sec, Jay served as a civil engineering advisor to the Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan. He retired from the Air Force after 22 years, as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Jay is a board member for the Colorado Springs Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Chapter and the awardee for volunteer of the year for ISSA International in 2020. He holds the following certifications: Security+ and CIPP/E.

Ashley DeSalvatore

Ashley DeSalvatore

Sr. Marketing Specialist

Ashley DeSalvatore is the Senior Marketing Specialist at Semper Sec. Her responsibilities are comprised of leading the marketing department and assisting in sales operations. Prior to joining, she has gathered a working knowledge of the cybersecurity environment, through her background in the financial and technology industries. Ashley’s previous titles include Sales Coordinator at Apex Clearing, Client Development Administrator at Select Equity Group, and Marketing Assistant at Aspire Technology Partners. Ashley’s experience, equipped with a strong work ethic, enables her to lead Semper Sec’s marketing initiatives.

Ashley has achieved a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Business Analytics, both from Rutgers University.

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