Chief Operating Officer
John Gerdes (CISSP, Associate HCISPP, GCED) has years of experience solving organization-level problems in cyber security risk management and regulatory compliance. John leads Secure Merger’s cyber risk assessments and compliance audits, breaking down organizations’ cyber risk and empowering them to make informed decisions in resource allocation and strategic planning.
Chief Security Officer
Leighton Johnson (CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIFI, CAS-CTR, CRISC, C|CISO, FITSP, ISSEP, ISSMP, CIOTP) has over 35 years experience in computer security, cyber security and software development. Specialties include: digital forensics, risk assessments, incident response team management and secure code reviews. Leighton leads the Secure Merger M&A team.
Chief Executive Officer
Tony Lever is the Chief Executive Officer of Secure Merger, and has led the company since it's inception. Under his leadership, the company has become a leader in cyber security before, during and after an M&A transaction. Tony attended Augusta University, and his leadership skills have helped drive the culture at Secure Merger.