Highly Trained Professionals with Decades of Experience

Our experts include former senior-level FBI agents, chief information officers, chief information security officers, seasoned security analysts, and experienced risk/compliance professionals. Members of our team are certified in many of the most hard-to-achieve credentials in the cybersecurity industry. We are on the leading edge of cyber security and risk management and provide services to a wide range of clients, including insurers, online businesses, tech companies, law firms, accounting firms, and high net worth individuals.

  • Jonathan Brecheen
    Security Engineer

    Jonathan Brecheen, a Security Engineer, is deeply experienced in Information Security, Cybersecurity, and IT.  He brings over 2 decades of hands-on experience in Cybersecurity Engineering and Analysis, Vulnerability Analysis, Physical and Information Security, Server Administration, and Desktop Engineering and Administration to Cosecure’s clients. Jonathan’s expertise spans multiple industries including law, oil and gas, finance, tech, healthcare, state and federal government, and law enforcement. He is passionate about utilizing Information Security principles to protect data without impacting productivity. Jonathan's certifications include CrowdStrike Certified Falcon Administrator (CCFA), Security+, Network+, ISO 27001, and ITILv4.

  • James Clark
    Sr. Risk & Audit Analyst

    James Clark, a Senior IT Risk & Audit Analyst, directs risk management initiatives while establishing, implementing and enhancing key information security objectives and control frameworks that maximize productivity. He brings over 15 years of Information Technology experience, with 11 of those years in IT Security including risk & governance and SecOps.  James’ background includes working for multiple Fortune 500 companies across the financial, technology and consulting and outsourcing industries, to name just a few.  James holds a B.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Network Security, a CompTIA Security+ Certification, and an ISO 27001 Foundation Certification.

  • Lee Conquest
    Manager of Security Operations

    Lee Conquest is Cosecure’s Manager of Security Operations, overseeing critical strategic and operational functions. Lee has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology, including Security Engineering, Network and Telephony Engineering and Security, System and Storage Administration, and CITRIX administration. Lee applies strong practices in security engineering and architecture to a myriad of different technologies and technical disciplines, including disaster planning and recovery and data privacy/protection. He holds a B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University in Management Science and Information Systems and is a certified and active CISSP. 


  • Kim Ercolani
    Risk & Audit Analyst

    Kimberly Ercolani, an IT Risk and Audit Analyst, provides sophisticated understanding and advice in managing security risks within companies. With 10 years of experience in Information Technology, her background includes 5 years focused within the legal industry. Kim’s experience spans the medical, legal, technology, and education industries. She brings a unique blend of technical and business experience to the field of cybersecurity, allowing her to deftly balance all related needs within an organization. Kimberly holds a B.S. in Security and Risk Analysis with a concentration in Information and Cybersecurity.

  • Lynnette D. Espy-Williams
    Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Member

    Lynnette Espy-Williams is Cosecure’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer. As a senior leader at Cosecure, Lynnette develops, implements and oversees all of the company’s core values and initiatives surrounding inclusion. As an experienced litigator, her background includes resolving complex civil and commercial matters, including those pertaining to professional liability, mass and complex torts, premises and products liability, as well as contractual and extracontractual disputes.

  • Brian Gillam
    Chief Operating Officer, Ancillary Business Units

    Brian Gillam is the Chief Operating Officer of Cozen O’Connor and all of the firm’s ancillary business units, one of which is Cosecure. With almost three decades of experience, Brian aligns his work as a chief information security officer, chief information officer, and chief financial officer with his foundational knowledge as a software engineer at Lexis-Nexis to bring a full spectrum of guidance to Cosecure. Brian holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a post-masters certificate in accounting and tax from Drexel University and a B.S. from Brigham Young University.


  • Zach Hockin
    Director of Client Engagement

    Zach Hockin, the Director of Client Engagement, helps small business clients choose the right cyber security services for their organizations. Zach is passionate about educating clients on the increasingly complex cyber security industry. With 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and distribution industries, Zach also served as a Vice President of Sales Operations in the training services industry, helping small and mid-size business owners and operators, educators, health professionals, and security professionals.

  • Terry Kufen
    Chief Information Officer

    Terry Kufen, the Chief Information Officer, spearheads computer and information technology for Cosecure. With over 25 years handling Information Technology systems, Terry applies his hands-on experience to all aspects of technology from networking and security, systems development, disaster recovery, privacy/security, and risk/governance. Terry holds a B.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Information Sciences, is an accredited and active CISSP, and certified IS27001 Lead Implementer.


  • Trevor McGuinness
    Managing Director

    Trevor McGuinness is the Managing Director of Cosecure and concurrently serves as an EPAS Innovation Specialist at Cozen O’Connor. Trevor’s expansive background includes serving as a principal at Hector Street, a hedge fund focused on systematic trading opportunities. His background also includes working as an Analyst in Portfolio Management and as an Associate in Financial Planning and Analysis for FS Investments, guiding the development of proprietary business-critical software and transition from legacy systems. Trevor holds a B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society at the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences. Prior to college, he played on the professional squash circuit in Europe and served as the Director of Community Engagement with the SquashSmarts urban youth enrichment program.

  • Ronald Menold
    Director, Cybersecurity Services

    Dr. Ronald Menold, the Director of Cybersecurity Services, brings deep knowledge gathered along his 24-year career as a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Ronald was the Director of the New Jersey Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory (NJRCFL) for 7 years, where he also served as an FBI-certified Digital Forensic Examiner and an FBI Certified Laboratory Director.  While at the FBI, Ronald was on the Field Engineering Board and helped design one of the largest operational computer networks used by the FBI on a daily basis. 


    Ronald holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification from (ISC)2 and EC-Council respectively.  He also holds multiple SANS/GIAC certifications including GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), and GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM). Due to his exemplary performance on the certification examinations, Ronald is also a member of the invitation-only GIAC Advisory Board.


    Ronald earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and a Doctorate in Computer and Information Security. He is also an adjunct professor, teaching graduate classes in Digital Forensics at a well-regarded U.S. university.

  • Dawn Romano
    Director of Risk and Audit

    Dawn Romano, the Director of IT Risk and Audit, assesses governance and regulatory compliance. She makes sure that a company’s risk meets any regulatory requirements while facilitating successful adoption of policies. With over 30 years of experience in internal and external audit and risk management, Dawn draws upon her experience as a consultant with Big 4 firms and as part of organizations across multiple industries including financial, healthcare, higher education, non-profit, retail, legal and utilities. Dawn holds an M.B.A. in Management, B.A. in Computer Science and Mathematics, and a CISA certification.  

  • Brad Schmidt
    Security Engineer

    Brad Schmidt, a Security Engineer, oversees vulnerability management and remediation, He also handles incident response, threat hunting, and red teaming for companies working with Cosecure. Brad is experienced in the field of cybersecurity, having served as a Security Operations Center Manager. Brad holds A+, Network+, Security+ and CySA+ certifications.


Mitre Att&ck Series

There are 1000 things you can do with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework. However, since this is an introduction, we will just talk about the easy things. The first thing you need to be introduced to is the concept of TTP which stands for Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures. TTP is a common military term as found in Joint Publication 1-02.


COSECURE, an ancillary business of Cozen O'Connor, has been on the leading edge of cyber security and risk management for over 20 years and are actively protecting global Fortune 100 companies, law & technology firms, and high net worth individuals.

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