Andrew K FogarasiMentor, Consultant and Investor
Andrew Fogarasi (Andy) is a Mentor, Consultant and Investor currently serving as an advisor to start-up and growth-stage eCommerce companies including work with accelerators such as SKU. Andy has over 30+ years experience including a 2X successful-exit entrepreneur, technology consulting to numerous F100 companies, sales, marketing & distribution on two continents, 14 years as a CEO, and strong operations skills with specialization in finance, eCommerce and supply chain. Substantial foundation elements he built beginning in the late 1980's remain in place and continue to generate substantial revenue across Europe and North America for numerous companies.
Andy was one of the early employees of Power
Computing Corp. in 1994, the first company
to achieve $1B in eCommerce revenue,
licensed by Apple to design and sell Mac
Clones. This eCommerce experience led him to
found his own eCommerce start-up
PartsTree.com, which he bootstrapped from
start to $20M+ annual revenue and 100+
employees over a 12-year period. At
PartsTree Andy led his team of developers
using Agile methodologies to design, build
and integrate all custom: website, CRM
system, WMS, IMS and pick, pack & ship
system that easily handled 2M SKUs and
Andy holds a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Texas in Austin, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University and maintains a certification in Project Management (PMI). Andy is fluent in German and able to communicate in Hungarian.
Susan VaughanCertified Business Performance Advisor | Risk Management | Profitability Optimization | Employee Experience | Human Capital Strategy
As a Certified Business Performance Advisor with Insperity, Susan brings a business perspective that is strongly focused on “employee experience” and the role people play as the primary driver of productivity and profits in growth stage companies. Through strategic analysis and leveraging the combination of Insperity's comprehensive suite of HR Technology, Employer Risk Management and Cost Containment on Fortune 500 level employee benefits, she provides clients with targeted solutions that fuel growth and drive great company cultures. Her clients span multiple verticals and countries.
The whole of her career has been a continuum
that supports this philosophy. As a former
business owner for 15 years, her company
provided employee incentive and recognition
programs to Fortune 500 companies, followed
by a senior leadership role in executive
search services and the placement of C-Suite
and Senior level executives nationally and
A former entrepreneur with an owner's perspective and strong advocate for the business community, she thrives on providing solutions to owners that propel their companies forward and increase their valuation.
Susan is the current President Elect of ACG Austin / San Antonio Chapter and previously served in other officer positions with the Association. She volunteers with various nonprofits, including Austin Child Guidance Center, Seedling Mentors and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.
Alvin MillsVice President of Information Technology & Cybersecurity for Texas Bankers Association (TBA)
Alvin Mills has been a cybersecurity expert with over 26 years of experience in security infrastructure deployment and management, including project/people management. He has served in several roles within Information Technology & Cybersecurity from network security engineer, manager, director, Vice President, and Chief Information Security Officer. He has demonstrated a capacity to implement innovative cybersecurity programs that drive awareness, decrease risk/exposure, and strengthen organizations. He’s also experienced leading all stages of system development efforts, including requirements definition, design, architecture, testing, and support.
Alvin is the Vice President of Information
Technology & Cybersecurity for Texas Bankers
Association (TBA), a member-centric state
organization based in Austin whose members
represent the voice of the banking industry.
Alvin is frequently invited to speak at various conferences and banking community groups. He also sits on several regional cybersecurity working groups. He has held his Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) license since 2001.
Alvin holds a BS degree in information systems from the University of Phoenix and a MSBA degree from Texas Tech University, Rawls college of Business.
Dr. Joseph B. BaughSenior Advisor and SecuRetain Board member
Dr. Joseph Baugh is a senior advisor and SecuRetain Board member with more than 47 years of power system operations, information technology, and cybersecurity in the electrical industry. His deep industry expertise has supported regulatory compliance and cybersecurity program development across the North American electrical grid. Dr. Baugh retired from a generation and transmission utility in 2011 and immediately joined WECC as a senior compliance auditor for cybersecurity. He worked on multiple audits and other investigations into electrical entity compliance with the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards and participated in the development of compliance programs and standards development until retiring from WECC in November 2019. Since then, Dr. Baugh has worked as a Managing Consultant for Guidehouse and works with clients across multiple critical public infrastructure sectors to develop and implement cybersecurity programs.
Dr. Baugh earned an undergraduate degree in
Computer Science from the University of
Arizona, his MBA from the Eller College of
Business at UA, and his PhD in Organization
and Management from Capella University. His
dissertation explored the impacts of
deregulation and other market forces on
management strategies, organizational
structures, and operational cultures at a
large generation and transmission
cooperative in Georgia. His ongoing research
interests include organizations in
transition, regulatory and compliance
issues, and pedagogical topics. Dr. Baugh
presents and publishes the results of his
research in multiple international and
domestic venues, such as the Academy of
Management annual conferences across North
America and Europe, the Oxford Educational
Research Symposia, and the ISEOR conferences
in Lyon France.
Dr. Baugh has taught multiple undergraduate and graduate level courses in business, leadership, and information technology at Cochise College and the University of Arizona. He currently teaches a wide-ranging set of courses in the Doctor of Management (Business) and DBA/IST (Information Systems Technology) programs at the College of Doctoral Studies department of the University of Phoenix and mentors numerous CDS doctoral students throughout their dissertation processes.
Dr. Baugh holds multiple globally recognized project management and cybersecurity certifications, including the PMP, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, and CISM certifications. He became one of a very few ASIS Triple Crown holders world-wide when he earned the PSP, CPP, and PCI physical security certifications. Dr. Baugh is also still certified as a NERC System Operator.
Jonathan TrimbleFounder and leader of Bawn
With more than 25 years of investigation and
security experience, Jonathan is the founder and
leader of Bawn.
He is committed to understanding client needs and
delivering thoughtful solutions to
best meet their information needs, improve their
security posture, and increase business resiliency.
Prior to starting Bawn, Jonathan was a Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, culminating his career there as Chief Technology Officer of the FBI’s Information Management Division, where he managed large-scale technical projects, identified best practices, and developed organizational initiatives for “leap ahead” gains for the agency.
Jonathan is a graduate of the United States
Coast Guard Academy where he received a
Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering. He subsequently
earned a Master of Science in Strategic
Intelligence from the National Intelligence
University, as well as a Master of Science
in Systems Architecture and Engineering from
the University of Southern California. In
2018, Jonathan completed the Chief
Information Security Officer program at
Carnegie Mellon University.
With a passion for cybersecurity, Jonathan has served as the Chair of the Virginia Area Maritime Security Council Cyber Subcommittee, which raises awareness of maritime related cybersecurity issues with government, private industry, and industry association members. He most recently served as the Government Vice Chair on ACT-IAC’s Cyber Community of Interest, which provides opportunities for industry and federal government members to identify and provide solutions to critical cybersecurity challenges.