Local Chapters of the FAIR Institute provide the opportunity to meet with your peers across a variety of industries in your geographical area to learn from each other’s expertise and operational practices and to exchange views on possible applications of FAIR.

Together, you will advance your knowledge of FAIR and expand its range of applications.

Greater Washington, DC Area

Chair: Chip Block, VP at Evolver

Coming Soon!

San Francisco Bay Area, CA

 Chair: Tony Martin-Vegue, Director of Technology Risk at LendingClub

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 12
Details and Agenda coming soon!

Greater New York City Area, NY

Chair: Steve Reznik, Director of Operational Risk Mgmt. at ADP


Chicago, IL

Chair: Kirstin Wells, VP of Enterprise Risk Policy at Options Clearing Corporation

Coming Soon!

Greater New England Area

Co-Chair: Harry Ozkaya, Director on IT Risk Advisory at CFGI

Co-Chair: Tim Rudolph, VP of Cybersecurity at Evolver

Coming Soon!

Greater North Carolina Chapter

 Co-Chair: La'Treall Maddox, Strategy Risk Operations Manager at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Co-Chair: David Sheronas, Vice President of Global Information Security at Bank of America


Greater Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Co-Chair: Drew Simonis, Sr. Director of Cyber Risk Management & Compliance at HPE 

Co-Chair: Charles Warnky, VP of Cybersecurity at Exeter

Co-Chair: Michael Britton, CISO at Alliance Data


Los Angeles, CA

 Chair: Evan Wheeler, VP of Operational Risk Management at MUFG

Coming Soon!

Paris, France

Co-Chair: Christophe Foret, C-Risk

Co-Chair: Tom Callaghan, C-Risk

Coming Soon!

Toronto, Canada

 Chair: Elie Fisher, Director Risk Methodology, Reporting and QA at BMO

Coming Soon!

London, UK

Chair: Ryan Jones, Director of Cyber Risk Intelligence at BMS

Next Meeting: March 2018

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Chair: Osama Salah, Manager of IT Technical Support at ADGAS

Coming Soon!

Oslo, Norway

Chair: Thorbjorn Ellefsen, Norwegian Police Service

Coming Soon!

Join a Local Chapter

Apply to become a FAIR Institute member and join your peers at one of the local Chapters. 

Upon membership approval, you will receive notification for future meetings.



If there is not a local chapter close to you, consider starting one in your area.