Aaron Pritz is a former Eli Lilly IT and security senior IT/Security/Privacy/Risk leader with over 20 years of experience. He has been leading an independent consulting practice (Aaron Pritz & Associates) since 2017, and co-founded Reveal Risk in 2018 after seeing significant corporate leadership and “strategy to operations” capability gaps in the cyber security and privacy consulting industry. Aaron is a creative thinking strategist that has the ability to bring strategies to life. He is an active industry influencer and speaker on the topics of business-driven risk management, insider theft, and cyber security in healthcare, and is no stranger to helping companies progress both before and after incidents/breaches (ideally the former!).
Additionally, Aaron is a trusted subcontractor to two prestigious Big 4 consulting firms for his unique skills, industry experience, and depth of knowledge, and occasionally joins forces through a partnership on specific client projects where his skillset adds significant differentiated larger consulting team needs or projects.
Tim Sewell previously led global information security architecture as a Senior Director at Eli Lilly and Company. He and his team were responsible for launching transformative initiatives in modern client security, cloud services, network segmentation, deceptive technologies, vulnerability management, email security, ICS and manufacturing automation security, digital product cybersecurity, MFA, data security, mobile devices, and data protection. Prior to Eli Lilly, Tim was Chief Security Architect at the Mayo Clinic where he helped build Mayo’s CISO program from the ground up. He also designed a full SIEM redeployment, tool portfolio rationalization and optimization, and groundbreaking analytics.
Tim left the enterprise to co-found Reveal Risk because he saw a growing need for experienced practitioners to partner with companies as they transform their transform their information security programs to embrace cloud technology, the Internet of Things, block chain and artificial intelligence.
Aaron West is an information security professional with over 25 years of combined military service and business experience, leading in various roles.
A former Army Lieutenant Colonel, Aaron culminated his career as Practice Leader for Strategy and Staff Operations at Camp Atterbury, Indiana when the Camp was designated a federal deployment center. His team was responsible for advising and validating the readiness of over 12,000 Soldiers deployed to Africa, Kosovo, and the Middle East. Prior to this role, he served as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Army’s 1st Armored Division helping to direct and coordinate the efforts of over 10,000 Soldiers throughout central and western Iraq.
Upon leaving military service, Aaron became the Manager of IT and later Manager, Business Development for Baldor – an industrial equipment and training company in Indiana and Kentucky. In 2017, he accepted a position at Rook Security in business development and cybersecurity consulting. Aaron became Vice President at Reveal Risk in 2018 where he leads the firm’s practice for Incident Response planning and preparation.
Aaron holds master’s degrees in Cybersecurity and Risk Management, Information Technology Management, Security Studies, and Military Strategic Operations. He also earned a Graduate Certificate from the Kelley School of Business and a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma from the U.S. Army.