Referral Partner Program

Our Referral Partners Earn ​$2,000 ​for every new client ​we accept on a referral basis.

Earn Money and Help Your Clients

Do you know ​​a company that ​needs cybersecurity help​? Simply ​refer these opportunities to ​Secure Merger and we will do the rest! You can earn $2,000.00 per referral.



Our professional team ​offers assessment services for large businesses and organizations.



​We conduct cyber security compliance audits on healthcare facilities, companies and large organizations. 


​Incident Response

​​​A bad guy gets by your cyber defenses, they are stealing your data. ​Our incident response team ​can help.

​​You don't need to be a cyber security expert to become a referral partner, that's our job.

​Company Leadership

John Gerdes

John Gerdes

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.

Leighton Johnson

Leighton Johnson

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.

How Does The Referral Program Work?

  • ​​​You ​fill out the ​Referral Partner Application ​and get approved as a Referral Partner.
  • ​​You ​submit referrals online via the Client Referral Form.
  • ​​The Referred Business signs up for services with Secure Merger.
  • ​​​​You get paid a Referral Fee.