Sr. Director of Information Security
Tina is a highly accomplished Senior Information Security & Compliance Executive and Entrepreneur with more than 15 years of success in the retail, banking, technology, and medical device industries.
Tina is currently the Sr. Director of Information Security at Sleep Number Corporation and has held executive cyber security leadership positions at Best Buy, Inc., Shutterfly, Inc. and Target Corporation. She built and led her own consulting firm, Beacon Information Security, LLC, a highly-credentialed, multi-industry cyber security advisory and consulting service. Tina specializes in cyber security and privacy program building and maturation, cyber security risk management, enterprise security policies, security awareness, phishing programs, mergers & acquisition security evaluations, and recruiting/building high-performing and diverse teams.
Tina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Behavior & Management from St. Scholastica and a Master of Business Administration from Augsburg University. In addition to holding an MBA, Tina maintains active CISSP and CIPP/US certifications and is a part-time adjunct Cyber Security instructor at Dunwoody College in Minneapolis and serves on their advisory board.
She is currently the Vice President of the newly formed Minnesota Chapter of the WiCyS (Women in CyberSecurity) National Organization in addition to a Think Tank member for the Cyber Security Summit, a large conference in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area going on its tenth year and was the keynote speaker at “Cyber Now – Birmingham, AL” in April 2018. She has been featured as a speaker at a number of highly attended conferences, including; GSX Las Vegas, ISC2 Security Congress, Secure 360 Minneapolis, Cyber Security Summit and the Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Conference.
A devout hockey, choir and theater mom, Tina is married with three children and resides with her family in suburban Minneapolis. She is also active in supporting & performing in local stage arts, including music and theater, delivering performances in both lead and supporting roles.