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BMF Named a 2019 All-Star in Niche Specialization

BMF has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA)2019 All-Stars Specialized Niche Firms for our significant and robust niche practice.

Chad R. Voller

CISSP, CISA, PMP, ITIL, MCP

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Akron, OH 44333


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About Chad

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Chad serves as Managing Director of the BMF Cyber Technology Group (CTG). With more than 15 years of IT solutions and implementation experience, Chad focuses on operations, efficiency improvement, project management and profitability. He has a proven track record of successfully guiding teams of IT professionals to promote collaboration with senior leaders and is an expert at managing change while safeguarding security in the IT enterprise.

Chad is skilled at responding quickly in a fast-paced environment. Working in corporate IT positions and managing a global technology department for a publicly traded corporation, Chad supported three national and two international locations. His background running Tier-1 global tech departments is not something many accounting firms are able to duplicate, enabling CTG to provide all three critical elements for improving IT performance and security: operational, management and executive coaching support.

Chad earned his CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification – the gold standard in cybersecurity credentials – and carries certifications as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library). He consults and speaks on IT operations management, disaster recovery, project and change management.

A graduate from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, Chad is currently pursuing his Masters of Information Systems Management.

Specializations

  • Citrix XenApp
  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity
  • IT Operations Management
  • Project and Change Management
  • Software Maintenance Cycles
  • Systems Documentation
  • Windows Server Architecture
  • VmWare vSphere

Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Cybersecurity Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional

Education

  • Grove City College, Pennsylvania

Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities

  • Summit County, IT Advisory Board
  • Project Management Institute, member
  • CSO xChange, member
  • ISC2, member
  • Infragard, member
  • Allinial Global Technology Committee, chair

 

 

Concerns of a Cybersecurity Expert

February 14, 2020 The Cyber Times

“What do you think, Chad? What concerns you the most about cybersecurity?” The question hit me like the first ocean wave after wandering into the surf for the first time on vacation. It was shockingly simple, delivered with a. Read More >>

7 Best Practices for a Cyber-Secure Holiday Season

November 14, 2019 The Cyber Times

IT Security is front and center in the minds of business professionals today. But with so many options between recommendations, software and hardware to put into place, it can be pretty overwhelming for anyone. So to help simplify some. Read More >>

The Three C’s of Cybersecurity Awareness

October 15, 2019 The Cyber Times

Awareness in cybersecurity is a relatively simple concept; however, staying positive while also remaining vigilant is easier said than done. After the social media white noise of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month dies down, how can we remain on a. Read More >>

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