DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Advisory Group (CAG), a well-respected Information Technology (IT) consulting firm, hired David D. Maxwell as Leader of CAG’s Information Security Practice. He is responsible for leading the company’s cyber security/cyber threat assessment team and will provide strategic leadership, performance management and program support.
“We believed it was vital to add senior talent to the team specific to this integral role, and are very pleased to welcome David,” said Steve Erwin, vice president of Columbia Advisory Group. “With this newly created position and adding talent of this caliber, it will allow us to further refine our assessments and create new initiatives for clients. With David’s 24 years of specialized IT experience, he brings energy, expertise and unique perspective to our business, specifically in information security, threat assessment and remediation.”
“I have the utmost respect for the company’s highly accomplished management team and supportive board of directors. I’m looking forward to putting my years of experience and expertise into offering our clients an even greater value proposition,” said Maxwell. “I am very excited to join Columbia Advisory Group, and honored to be of service to their clients.”
Maxwell joins Columbia Advisory Group after 16 years with Alcon, most recently serving as the company’s Global IT Head of Information Governance and Management Security. He was responsible for security reviews and tests, eDiscovery, risk management, compliance and remediation efforts, and vendor assessments, among others. During his Alcon tenure, he served as the Manager of eDiscovery and Investigations for three years. Maxwell started at Alcon as Manager of Internet Applications.
Prior to Alcon, Maxwell was the Manager of Electronic Development for The Dallas Morning News/AH Belo, where he helped to launch the news publication’s website, as well as other start-ups under the Belo corporation. He began his IT career at Justin Boot Company.
Maxwell is a certified IT professional with a CISM, CISA and CISSP. He earned his BA Cum Laude from Northwood University and his Masters in IT with a core in Security from American InterContinental University.
About Columbia Advisory Group:
Columbia Advisory Group (CAG) is a well-respected Information Technology (IT) consulting firm. An established and proven company with 100+ years of combined technology experience and business acumen, CAG’s team has assessed and helped improve the performance of more than 300 technology organizations and IT departments. By focusing on simple, meaningful and practical solutions combined with straight-forward analysis and recommendations, CAG’s team has experience in many regulatory and economic environments with companies and organizations of all sizes. CAG not only offers a deep understanding of IT, but its solutions are software and hardware agnostic. Whether a client is high growth or economically challenged, CAG can adapt to the complexities and nuances of that business. Based in Dallas, Texas, CAG works extensively with clients throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.columbiaadvisory.com.