Management Team

Management Team

Meet MegaplanIT’s world-class team of security & compliance leaders.

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Meet The Team

MegaplanIT’s Management Team oversees each project, working alongside our IT security specialists to ensure your company has a successful engagement. Our team of security consultants is certified with PCI-QSA, PA-QSA, PCIP, GPEN, CPISA, CPISM, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CCSP, and MCSE.

MICHAEL VITOLO

CEO

Michael is MegaplanIT’s Managing Partner, where he employs his proficiency in governance, auditing, information security architecture, project management, and risk mitigation. Michael is well versed in security and compliance regulations, including Internal/External and Web Penetration Testing, VISA Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and State and Government regulations. He has a wealth of experience utilizing frameworks such as ISO 27001/27002, NIST Cyber Security, and COBIT for risk assessment.

At MegaplanIT, Michael delivers security assessment services that help clients identify vulnerabilities and solve tough security problems. He is responsible for national business development, account engagement, and ownership functions across MegaplanIT’s broad client base. He specializes in compliance services including PCI, risk management, trusted advisory, and cloud computing. Michael prides himself on his ability to quickly identify non-compliance issues and conduct remediation initiatives that align with industry best practices.

CERTIFICATIONS:

PCI-QSA • PA-QSA • CISSP • CISM • CISA • CGEIT • CRISC •OSWP

MARK BUTLER

CISO

As Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Mark leads the innovation and adoption of MegaplanIT’s security testing, compliance, consulting, and managed security services. Mark exemplifies MegaplanIT’s client-first focus and tradition of long-term, trust-based relationships, helping customers drive year-over-year efficiency gains. He specializes in risk management and ensures a holistic understanding of risk is realized within complex development, computing, and operational environments.

Formerly CISO at Qualys and Fiserv, Mark has over 27 years of IT, entrepreneurial, and senior management experience spanning startups, vendors, consulting firms, and corporate enterprises. While at Fiserv, he led on Security Strategy, Architecture, Security Fusion Centers, Threat Intelligence, and Internal Pen Testing, and developed a holistic Cyber Security Framework and maturity model that allowed the business to understand and prioritize investments in talent, strategy, and results across teams, processes, and technology stacks.

CERTIFICATIONS:

CISO • CISSP • PCI-QSA • CIPP-IT • ITIL

FRANK NUDO

Chief Operating Officer

Frank is MegaplanIT’s Chief Operating Officer, taking responsibility for all aspects of the firm’s day-to-day operations. Frank’s vast experience in both the Financial and Information Security industries has provided MegaplanIT with a blend of assessment services focusing on fiscal security and data privacy. Frank strives to deliver solutions-focused assessments in the areas of Compliance, Governance, Auditing, Project Management, and Risk Mitigation.

Frank has a particular specialism in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as State and Federal Government regulations that utilize frameworks such as ISO 27001 & 27002 and COBIT 4.1 for Risk Assessments. He is also President of the successful wealth management firm OpulentMinds, LLC.

Anthony Petruso

VP of Compliance Services

Anthony is MegaplanIT’s Director of Compliance. As a seasoned Security and Compliance practitioner with over a decade of experience in the field of regulatory compliance, he is currently responsible for directing MegaplanIT’s Compliance Services while recruiting and mentoring MegaplanIT consultants to ensure client satisfaction and proper execution of each service offered.

Anthony has developed MegaplanIT’s core practice methodologies for both HIPAA and ISO 27001 & 27002 regulatory compliance standards. In addition, he oversees client deliverables for penetration testing, application code review, and compliance training.

CERTIFICATIONS:

PCI-QSA • PA-QSA • PCIP • ASV • CISSP

Dominick Vitolo

VP of Security Services

Dominick wears multiple hats for MegaplanIT, serving as Principal Security Consultant as well as the Director of Security. He is dedicated to helping customers improve their security and compliance infrastructure and protect their sensitive data. A proficient and thorough Information Security Analyst, Dominick has a particular focus on conducting internal PCI-DSS and HIPAA Assessments.

Dominick has a wealth of experience in compliance project management, remediation assistance, and trusted advisory assistance. His goal is to always provide an exemplary level of service while ensuring internal and external compliance assessments are completed in a timely manner. In addition, his experience as a sales engineer has honed his ability to validate assessment scope and the level of effort required for each project.

CERTIFICATIONS:

PCI-QSA • PCIP • GPEN • ASV • CISM

Jerry Abowd

Director of Sales & Marketing

Jerry is MegaplanIT’s Principal Account Manager, where he applies his experience delivering consultative sales and service to enterprises up to Fortune 500 size. Jerry is passionate about helping clients to identify needs and goals and uses his energy, creativity, and project management skills to help them incorporate new technologies to solve their toughest security and compliance challenges.

Jerry is a hands-on professional who collaborates with clients to fully understand their priorities, challenge the status quo, and present solutions that work. His ability to lead teams of internal and external business partners makes him the ideal person to discuss your company’s concerns and priorities, and start the conversation about how MegaplanIT can help your organization address its compliance and security needs.

Our Team Is

At MegaplanIT, our expert security consultants and QSAs are fully certified and have decades of experience helping businesses like yours stay safe from cyber threats. Our team is committed to excellence, and we continually expand our service offerings and acquire new certifications to help our customers achieve their business objectives.