Carisa has worked as part of the AT&T family for over 18 years (through acquisitions). She is well-versed in business management practices and has focused on strategic planning, information risk management, compliance management, enterprise policy management, cross-functional process design & management, consolidation & integration of enterprise security functions, and organizational effectiveness.
Carisa joined AT&T Consulting via the acquisition of VeriSign Global Security Consulting, where she served as a Senior Manager. Prior to VeriSign, Carisa worked at the Minnesota Department of Human Services in IT Security.
Today, as part of AT&T Consulting, Carisa leads the Governance, Risk, and Compliance Security Consulting Practice. She is responsible for providing strategic direction and vision to grow the business through collaborative relationships with account teams, management, staff, and business partnerships, defining and refining service offerings based upon market drivers and conditions and regulatory landscape, and managing client relationships and business development for practice.
Carisa is married with three children. She holds a CISSP, CISA, and CCSFP certifications, a BA in History from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and resides in Oconomowoc, WI.