Management Team

Management Team

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

Management Team

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

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 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. He is also President of the successful wealth management firm OpulentMinds, LLC.

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 Security Strategy, Architecture, Security Fusion Centers, Threat Intelligence, Internal Pen Testing, and developed a holistic Cyber Security Framework maturity model that allowed the business to understand and prioritize cyber investments across all cloud, hybrid and on-premise technology stacks. 

Certifications

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

Anthony Petruso

VP Of Compliance Services

Anthony is MegaplanIT’s VP 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

CISSP, QSA, ASV, P2PE-QSA, PA-QSA  

Dominick Vitolo

VP Of Security Services

Dominick serves in multiple important roles for MegaplanIT, serving as Principal Security Consultant as well as the VP of Security Services. He is dedicated to helping customers improve their security and compliance infrastructure and protect their sensitive data. A proficient and thorough Information Security Leader, Dominick has deep expertise in not only conducting thorough technical testing, but clearly aligning the results to applicable compliance frameworks.

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.

Certifications

PCI-QSA • PCIP • GPEN • ASV • CISM

Jerry Abowd

Director Of Sales & Marketing

Jerry is MegaplanIT’s Director 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.

Industries

Security & compliance services, tailored to each industry’s unique challenges.

Advisory Board

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

Management Team

Meet the advisors who guide our growth and company strategy.

When You Employ MegaplanIT

As Your Managed Security Services Provider

Trusted Partners

We work with our customers year after year. We understand their business and go beyond the contract to help them stay secure and compliant.

We Hire the Best

All our consultants are fully certified and highly experienced.

We Cover All Your Needs

No need to shop around. We pride ourselves on our holistic services, which meet all our customers’ security and compliance needs.

Our Team Is

MegaplanIT has handpicked the best security and compliance professionals in the industry, who have exceptional qualifications and experience. Our team of experts is actively committed to excellence, so they continually advance their skills by seeking out the most current training and certification in best practices across all industries.

When You Employ MegaplanIT

As Your Managed Security Services Provider

Trusted Partners

We work with our customers year after year. We understand their business and go beyond the contract to help them stay secure and compliant.

We Hire the Best

All our consultants are fully certified and highly experienced.

We Cover All Your Needs

No need to shop around. We pride ourselves on our holistic services, which meet all our customers’ security and compliance needs.

MAKE OUR TEAM

YOUR TEAM

At MegaplanIT, we understand the demands of your business. You need your data to be accessible to your organization, yet impenetrable from the outside. You also have to comply with increasingly stringent information security regulations, which are vital not only to your security but to your success. On top of that, you’re still, well—running a business.

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.

If you have a security or compliance emergency, contact us immediately on 1-800-891-1634.
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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.