2019 Phoenix Chapter Officers
Director 1 - President


Mark Turturo

As President, Mr. Turturo oversees and ensures compliance with the numerous internal and external requirements that directly impact the Chapter organizations. Mark guides the development of internal processes and controls to meet and ensure current and future compliance. Mark earned his Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification (CISSP) and has maintained it since 2011.

Director 2- Secretary


Joseph Giannotti

Mr. Giannotti has 12 years of progressive experience in financial services information security. In his current role within Global Information Security at Bank of America he is responsible for technology engagement and adoption related to Identity and Access Management controls. Joe earned his CISSP in July of 2018 and also has a M.Sc in Information Management from Arizona State University.

Director 3 - Treasurer


Anthony Dezilva

Mr. Dezilva is an industry veteran with 20+ years in both IT Infrastructure and Software Development.  At least 15 of which directly related to Cyber.  In his various roles, he has had the pleasure of mentoring and developing team members.  He holds degrees in Software Engineering and Cyber Security, an MBA in Global Management, and is currently working on his PhD in I/O Psychology.  With an ultimate goal of contributing to the field as an educator of the next generation of cyber warriors.

Anthony is a Certified Presenter for the (ISC)² Safe and Secure Online® Program, a member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s Cyber Workforce Development Workgroup, a member of Infragard, and an advisory board member of ACTRA.

Director 4 - Membership


The Chapter's VP of Membership Chair is open.


Director 5 - Vice President


Christopher Mendoza

Mr. Mendoza is an IT professional with 18+ years of experience working as an individual contributor and manager designing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise systems and networks. Chris’ goals with (ISC)2 are to create educational opportunities for the Chapter members, to provide members with CPE eligible events and to facilitate the success of the Chapter’s Board members. Chris has been CISSP certified since 2016.

Director 6 - Programs


The Chapter's VP of Programs chair is open. 

Director 7 - Communications

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Karl Rusnock

Mr. Rusnock serves the (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter as VP of Communications and as website administrator. Karl has over 10 years of cybersecurity and operating systems experience. Previously, Karl was an Adjunct Instructor with ITT Technical Institute, teaching information security curriculum, developing lesson plans and instructional aids. Karl was a Systems Security Engineer at General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc. for almost 11 years. Karl is a member of InfraGard, (ISC)2, PMI, ScrumAlliance, Toastmasters International, IEEE, and ACM. Karl earned his CISSP and has maintained it since 2004.

Director 8 - Educational Programs


Paul Oyola

Mr. Oyola has over 15 years of IT and cybersecurity with a background that includes work in the financial, educational, governmental and critical SCADA infrastructure sectors. He holds a degree in Network Security and several industry certifications including the CISSP. He has experience with various areas of security implementation from design to configuration of security appliances and virtualization environments. Paul currently focusing his attention on cloud security in a DevOps organization. Among the industry frameworks he has used to secure networks are AWWA, BS 17799, CIS, ISA-99, NIST, and others.

Director 9 - External Relations


Joseph Skerly

Mr. Skerly  is a Senior IT Leader, Information Security Expert, and Project Manager with years of progressive responsibility leading, managing, delivering and integrating technology solutions. Creative and motivational leader with a charismatic style and successful track record of analyzing complex business problems and crafting appropriate solutions. A team builder with a substantial record of results.

Director 10 - Director-at-Large

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Jorge Rivera Jr.

Mr. Rivera is an IT Cyber Security Professional working for Intel Corporation in Chandler, Arizona, where he serves as IT Program Manager for the IT Cyber Security Governance, Compliance and Privacy Division. Originally from Southern California, Jorge grew up in Costa Rica where he went to High School and finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems with emphasis in Software Development. Back in 2002, Jorge moved back to the U.S. and has work with major companies on the Financial and Semiconductor industries. In 2009, Jorge achieved his Master’s of Science in Information Management from Arizona State University (ASU), W.P. Carey School of Business. Also, in 2009, Jorge and team members were recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the development of HDMI Technology (High Definition Multimedia Interface). Over the last 13 years, Jorge has focused his career on Information Security, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Jorge holds several major professional certifications such as CISSP, CBCP and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. With over 20 years of experience in IT, Jorge provides a strong combination of technical skills, Project/Program Management and over Leadership. Currently, he lives in Gilbert, AZ with his wife Gabriela and children (Natalia, Julian and Frank).


Director 11 - Director-at-Large

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Matthew Mason

Mr. Mason is an 11-year Army Veteran (9 years Active and 2 years in the Reserves) of the Military Intelligence Community. While serving in the Intelligence Community, I have been exposed to a variety of Information Technology (IT) roles including hardware component repairs, System Administration, and Information Security. I was placed in several different leadership positions depending on mission needs. This includes leading a small group on a remote site in a combat zone, leading and improving security and system administration programs to include training, provide guidance on current risk assessments and compliance requirements to appropriate chain of command. As a CJIS (Criminal Justice Information System) Security Supervisor I am responsible for performing both primary and secondary highly technical application and product support in one of two support areas: System (includes Application, Database, Network, and Server); or Security (includes CJIS/Cyber Security, CCTV and Access Control); and supervising a group of technical personnel. In this role, I perform technical duties that require the highest skill level in multiple support areas based on the changing needs of the department and supervise technical personnel. As a working supervisor, I also function as technical lead and/or business analyst that has responsibility for performing highly specialized work on multiple and/or more complex assignments.


Director 12 - Director-at-Large


Dustin Buschow

Mr. Buschow has practiced for 15 years in software development and information management leadership roles.  He has extensive experience working in the Healthcare and Non-Profit industries as a leader and independent consultant.  He is self-taught, holds various industry certifications, and his primary driver is to contribute back to the cybersecurity community and profession.  Dustin earned his Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) in July of 2017 and participates as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).


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