Elizabethtown, KY - Venminder, a vendor risk management software and services firm, today announced that industry expert, Gordon Rudd, has joined the firm as Third Party Risk Officer. Gordon will work with the Venminder delivery team as a third party risk management subject matter expert in residence, assisting with client engagements and the further development of Venminder’s popular educational series.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Gordon to the Venminder family,” said James Hyde, CEO of Venminder. “Venminder has been transforming the way organizations accomplish the overwhelming job of assessing and managing vendor risk. Gordon’s impressive background in third party risk management and cybersecurity brings valuable insight that our clients will appreciate, as well as allows us to further continue our commitment of providing free educational materials that help the industry navigate this area.”
Gordon has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most notably, Gordon held the position of Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at RCB Bank. He implemented and managed the bank’s cybersecurity and enterprise risk management programs, which included managing internal and external audits and regulatory examinations, creating the vendor management office and implementing a successful continuous process improvement program. Gordon is also the founder of the CISO Mentoring Project and is an engaged mentor to many aspiring and active CISOs across the country.
“Venminder has exactly what those struggling to keep up with due diligence and ongoing monitoring need – a best-in-class solution and access to a wide range of experts,” said Gordon. “I am very excited to now be in a position where I can contribute to helping thousands of organizations and individuals meet regulatory expectations and implement best practices.”
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