About the Speaker
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    Tina LaCroix-Hauri
    President and Practice Leader, CISO Advisory Services, Bradford Garrett Group, Former CISO for City of Chicago and Discover Financial

    Tina LaCroix-Hauri is the President and Practice Leader, CISO Advisory Services, for Bradford Garrett Group, a full service security professional services firm. Formerly the CISO for the City of Chicago, Global CISO for AON, CIO of, and Director of Enterprise Risk Management for Discover Financial Services, Tina brings a considered and practical viewpoint to the executive core. Currently Tina is also an Adjunct Professor of IT Risk Management and member of the Industry Advisory Board of the Master of Science in Information Technology, McCormick School of Engineering, at Northwestern University, directly impacting future IT leaders. As Co-founder of the Chicago CISO Networking group, President Emeritus of the Chicago Chapter of the ISSA, former Executive Board Member of AITP, and Co-founder of the Chicago CISO of the Year Award program, she continuously works to elevate the position of, respect for, and viability of the role of the CISO.

    Tina holds an MBA from the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago, and a Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University. She has completed ongoing professional educational programs in Executive Financial and Strategic Leadership at Boston University, with the American Bankers Association, and Executive Education coursework at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. She is a also graduate of the Society of Information Management (SIM) Mid-Atlantic Regional Learning Forum.