Tricia Bassett

Ms. Bassett is a financial and accounting professional with over twenty years of experience working in financial services, advertising, and public accounting.  She gained experience evaluating financial, technology and operational risks while leading a variety of compliance, accounting, operations, technology, and risk management initiatives, including Sarbanes-Oxley and Six Sigma.  Over the course of her career Tricia is frequently tapped to lead startup or emerging issues initiatives within organizations.  Tricia is a CPA and a Six Sigma Blackbelt and is currently working in an international financial compliance role within a large global communications company.

Amahdy Bradley

Mr. Bradley has served in the Information Technology arena for over thirteen years in areas ranging from mainframe programming to information security and compliance.  Amahdy obtained his BS in Computer Science at Northern Illinois University in 1996 and an MBA with an emphasis in Management Information Systems at Loyola University Chicago in 2005.  In his seven years at RR Donnelley he served as an Internal IT Auditor, Quality Assurance Manager, and an Information Security Manager.  In his capacity as an Information Security Manager, his responsibilities included the development and implementation of policies and procedures to facilitate adherence to regulatory requirements based on Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, GLB and other requirements specified by his customers in the handling of their sensitive data. 

In his role as a Program Manager in the Operational Risk Management group at Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Amahdy was a member of the problem & incident management committee in support of the bank’s IT governance posture. This entailed the  developed an IT control assessment framework that supported and aligned itself with the overall business strategy of the bank. Amahdy is currently serving as the Director of Compliance and Security for Re:Sources USA IT and is a member of ISACA holding the CISA, and CGEIT certifications as well a certification in eCommerce. 

James Huddleston

Mr. Huddleston is a Senior Information Security Management professional with over 19 years of experience in both consulting and private industry.  His areas of Expertise include the management of Information Security, Security Consulting, Database Administration, LAN Administration, Electronic Messaging, and Networking.   Jim’s background includes the building and management of security organizations and programs and the creation of extensive security policies and standards for major corporations.  He has managed and participated in numerous external, internal and regulatory security audits and assessments, numerous risk assessments, managed regulatory compliance (CA Privacy- SB 1386, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley), designed Information Security organizations, developed new security consulting organizations, and made security presentations to industry organizations including ISSA, HTCIA, NCMA, BCBS and IIA.  He has also worked with numerous companies in the financial, insurance, Banking, Healthcare, advertising, manufacturing, and retail industries on their security and risk programs. Jim holds the CISSP, CISM, CIPP and CGEIT certifications.