Assured Information Security (AIS) is pleased to make the following leadership staff announcements:
Dan Kalil has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
In this position, Kalil will lead commercial direction and strategies, focusing on the growth of commercial business within AIS and its family of companies, including GreyCastle Security and AssuredTek. Kalil is a co-founder of AIS and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at GreyCastle Security, headquartered in Troy, New York.
Kalil has a bachelor’s degree in Economic Crime Investigation and a master’s degree in Cybersecurity from Utica College in Utica, New York.
Pete Huggins has been promoted to Vice President of Operations.
In this position, Huggins will plan, direct and oversee operations activities at AIS, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet the needs of the company. He will lead cross-functional efforts through effective program management methodology, ultimately driving improvement across all areas of the organization. Huggins has been with AIS for 10 years.
Huggins has associate degrees in Educational and Instructional Systems Design and Communications Applications Technology from Community College of the Air Force in Montgomery, Alabama.
Salvatore Paladino has been promoted to Director of Accounts Management (AM).
In this position, Paladino will manage corporate AM resources and work closely with the AIS leadership team to establish priorities. He will lead the AM Team in developing and executing account growth strategies and will prioritize the establishment and maintenance of an enduring relationship of trust, loyalty and mutual success with each key strategic account. Paladino has been with AIS for eight years.
Paladino has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Security from Utica College in Utica, New York and a master’s in Business Administration from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York.
Erin Bushinger has been promoted to Director of Corporate Communications.
In this position, Bushinger will lead the accurate, consistent and positive representation of AIS across all internal and external communication mediums. She will develop, implement and lead strategies that effectively convert corporate objectives into action-yielding measurable results. Bushinger has been with AIS for four years.
Bushinger has a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York and a master’s degree in Information Design and Technology from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York.