Meet MegaplanIT’s Management Team of world-class security & compliance leaders.
Meet The Management 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. Request More Info
Michael Vitolo is an information security, compliance, and management expert. His experience spans several dynamic industries: financial services, technology, hospitality, and high-volume retail, all sectors where proprietary and personal information are central assets to be protected. With a sharp eye for potential cybersecurity threats, he is a principal leader of MegaplanIT driven to help client organizations avoid these risks.
With more than two decades of leadership experience in the field and as the CEO of MegaplanIT, Mr. Vitolo sets and refines the company’s mission and strategic vision while staying at the forefront of industry trends to add value to relationships across the company’s client portfolio. Michael Vitolo leads his hand-chosen team of experts to bring best-in-class cybersecurity technology solutions and services to the market. He leads with the mission to make every client enterprise as data-secure as possible.
Certifications: PCI-QSA • PA-QSA • CISSP • CISM • CISA • CGEIT • CRISC • OSWP
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.
PCI-QSA • PA-QSA • CISSP • CISM • CISA • CGEIT • CRISC • OSWP
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 extensive experience with 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.
VP Of Compliance Services
Anthony is MegaplanIT’s Vice President of Compliance. As a seasoned Security and Compliance practitioner with over a decade of experience in the field of regulatory compliance, he is responsible for directing MegaplanIT’s Compliance Services. His responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring MegaplanIT consultants to ensure client satisfaction and proper execution of each service offered. He also provides innovative solutions to complex problems experienced within the cybersecurity industry.
Anthony has developed MegaplanIT’s core practice methodologies for both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST SP 800-53) regulatory compliance standards. In addition, he oversees client deliverables for penetration testing, application code review, point-to-point encryption, and compliance training.
CISSP, QSA, P2PE-QSA, PA-QSA, CISA, SSCL, CCSFP
VP Of Security Services
Dominick Vitolo brings expertise developed over more than a decade of hands-on leadership in cybersecurity, compliance, risk assessments, penetration testing, and project management. As VP of Security Services at MegaplanIT, he heads the cybersecurity and security services practice for the company. With his extensive leadership and history of success in progressively more complex assignments, he leads MegaplanIT with an invaluable skill set built on innovation and fueled by a passion for the field. He is driven to lead the firm to help clients anticipate and meet all security challenges.
Mr. Vitolo leverages industry best practices as well as proprietary MegaplanIT management tools to guide clients through strategic data security decision-making. And with a long history of project management experience in a diverse range of client industries, he leads the MegaplanIT organization to be a trusted cybersecurity resource and service provider while always delivering on aggressive deadlines and the highest quality expectations. Dominick Vitolo has the client focus and subject matter expertise to make MegaplanIT the obvious best choice among cybersecurity, compliance, and security testing services.
Certifications: PCI-QSA • PCIP • GPEN • ASV • CISM
VP Of Sales & Marketing
Jerry Abowd offers an invaluable mix of technical aptitude, relationship-building skills, and a curious, client-first approach to ask good questions, listen, and understand needs. Throughout his career, he has helped clients harness technology to achieve business goals. With a passion for cybersecurity and the challenges MegaplanIT overcomes for its clients, Jerry uses a consultative, goal-oriented approach in every engagement to understand client goals and engage the MegaplanIT team of experts to meet or exceed every expectation.
Jerry has been a hands-on business development leader and project manager from early in his career, using an ever-developing skill set and drive to succeed that puts him in the position to truly understand client concerns and pain points as well as solutions available to address them. He also leverages internal relationships and deep knowledge of the firm’s capacity to match MegaplanIT experts to client engagements. Combined with near-limitless energy, creativity, and commitment to client success, Jerry Abowd is here to help current and future MegaplanIT clients protect themselves from all security threats with best-in-class solutions and services.
VP Of Security Services
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 deep security solution experience has honed his ability to accurately validate assessment scope and the true level of effort required for each project.
PCI-QSA • PCIP • GPEN • ASV • CISM
VP Of Sales & Marketing
Jerry is MegaplanIT’s VP of Sales & Marketing, 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.
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Our innovative IT security and compliance solutions are designed to deliver customized, cost-effective service on time—because your priorities are our priorities. With a highly qualified team of PCI-DSS QSAs, Penetration Testers, and Information Security Consultants here at MegaplanIT, we will assess your unique company and business environment and design a path to security that will fit all of your needs.