Cybersecurity  +  Compliance  +  Managed Services



Michael Sanchez, President (CISA, CCSFP) has over 32 years of experience in information technology, compliance and audit and has held senior leadership positions in the energy, oil & gas, healthcare, and transportation industries. He is a former a VP and General Manager for ICF International, a large global management consulting firm, where he served as head of Commercial Cybersecurity and Compliance. In other past roles, he managed IT and OT for a $12-billion energy corporation, assisted in the IT rebuild and redesign for a large power generation company, and served for 12 years as a board member for FBI InfraGard Houston, helping to facilitate the sharing of information related to domestic physical and cyber threats.

Sid Shaffer, Vice President (MBA, CISA) leads our technology and service delivery areas. He has more than 22 years of experience in information systems management, cybersecurity, systems auditing, and compliance across many industries. Sid is an expert in the application of internal controls in risk reduction and has extensive experience with developing and assessing cybersecurity and compliance programs, including significant compliance experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements. He has managed and participated in multiple cybersecurity exercises and vulnerability assessments, assisted management in the remediation of security and control concerns, advised clients on methods of reducing cybersecurity risks, and facilitated sessions to improve key business processes and the related controls. Sid is experienced in leading teams throughout the entire cybersecurity lifecycle from initial analysis through testing and remediation.


Michael Scalise (CISM) manages our Corporate Office in Houston, TX.  He has over 13 years of progressive experience in IT security and governance, project & risk management, internal & external auditing, and control development & testing across both the utility and financial services sectors.  Michael has a history of effectively leading large, diverse teams tasked with protecting thousands of critical assets in both the OT and IT environments.  He is a deep Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the field of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) and has led multiple standard implementation efforts for a Fortune 500 utility.  He is experienced in compliance program design & implementation, has facilitated the creation of corporate-wide IT general controls and procedural frameworks, and managed large-scale regulatory compliance audits and risk assessments.