Take a deep-dive approach with some of the best players in the industry with Lionfish Cyber Security™ where we have created empowerment channels for small businesses. Our team includes guardians who have served in the trenches of our military, federal government, and especially the DoD. We are proud to be a vet-owned business. Our team has vast expertise in military missions and execution of programs from directive to detail, knowing the cybersecurity landscape. Cyber deterrence remains an important, ever-evolving area of national concern. We understand the tests, know when to provide you with the allies you need, and understand the enemy.
We can provide the mentorship necessary to cross the threshold to a higher standard of excellence in cyber hygiene and data care, whether you are working to achieve a certification, like CMMC, or to level up your internal planning and capabilities.
The Pentagon's push to protect industrial base networks and controlled unclassified information from cyber-attacks falls under CMMC. We know that CMMC has what you need for cyber readiness, because it follows the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and incorporates other similar models. Our CMMC learning will bring you to a level of cyber control you can count on…hook, line and sinker.
A world where all businesses are cyber resilient and are no longer easy targets for Cyber-attacks.
To provide affordable solutions that enable every business to be cyber resilient while working with clients to ensure they implemented good cyber hygiene, along with solid policies and procedures.
Leave no business behind. De Oppresso Liber!
Meet Your Leadership Team
Chief Operations Officer
Director of Strategic Alliances
Dawn Marie Yankeelov
Public Relations and Marketing
Chief Compliance Officer
Jeremy Miller, CEO
Jeremy Miller served in the Army as a Green Beret in the Special Forces. Jeremy is no stranger to hard work, selfless service, and perseverance. As an accomplished entrepreneur, he founded and manages an application development company. He has become a seasoned real estate investor, including holding his license as a broker and level III tax assessor. He has also started a cybersecurity company allowing him to join the cyberwar and help protect our country, its companies, and their families.
Miller has also held positions in several not-for-profit organizations such as Chairman of the Board for CYT Indy Christian Youth Theater, VP and Education Chair for the Central Indiana Real Estate Investors Association, and Executive Director for VetsInHouses. He has also recently taken a seat on the board of directors for MedStreet.org where physicians volunteer their time to help the homeless.
When Jeremy isn’t working towards promoting positive change in his country and community, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and two dogs. He also loves testing his endurance and strength as an ultra-runner doing 50, 75, 100 and several 200 milers including one 240 miles in Moab UT.
Leo Doyle, CISO
Leo Doyle is head of the Cyber Defense Force for the city of Indianapolis, part of the IMPD Homeland Security Bureau, and also serves as subject matter expert to the Mayor, Governor, and members of Congress. He has degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He is a Life Member of Mensa. He was vice president of the third-largest Internet provider in the world and started the first commercial Internet company in Indiana in 1992. He was a professor at Purdue, teaching computer science. He is an entrepreneur and enjoys collecting odd cars.
Jeff King, Chief Compliance Officer
Jeff is in a Cybersecurity Compliance and Technology Training role for the team. He is a retired, US Air Force Veteran with 20-plus years of service working in diverse environments as maintaining Strategic Aircraft weapon systems to Space Force operations to Signals Intelligence exploitation and Cybersecurity. Jeff has continued supporting Military missions in Aviation Engine Development, Joint Services Intelligence Training, Information Assurance, through System Authorizations and Compliance Assessments with the USAF Raptor Systems Program Office as a defense contractor. World History, Aviation, Future Technologies, and the Environment are part of his interests.
Shadi Jawhar, CIO
Shadi Jawhar is the founder and CEO of premium IT Services offshore. In 2011, he completed his PhD studies in France at the “Universite de Rennes -1” for “Implementing Multicast over optical Networks” in computer networking. After studying ITIL, Shadi has been providing consultancy in IT best practices for private and public sectors. Shadi worked with different teams to build automation tools and integrate different systems for midsize companies. He developed, deployed, and managed multiple projects in both the real estate and newspress domains. Shadi has more than 15 years of experience in software development and deployment, DB administration, and System administration. At the same time, He gives data management and software engineering courses. His goal is to seek opportunities to deploy his studies and skills in the ever-evolving IT domains in development and security domains.
Matt Pitchford, CMO
Matt Pitchford is an innovative B2B marketing executive with over twenty years in building go-to-market campaigns for technology companies that drive revenue and increase market share. He has been the Director of Marketing for several cyber security related companies including a Managed Security Solutions Provider and an Identity Access Management firm. Matt received his MBA from Anderson University's Falls School of Business and a B.A. in Business Communications from Purdue University.
Marlon Williams, CFO
Marlon Williams is the Partner In charge of Dallas office and Practice Leader for Government and Nonprofit Sector.
Marlon has 19 years of experience in public accounting with a concentration in providing accounting and auditing government and nonprofit entities. Leader in development of talent and growth of the Dallas office and the Government and Nonprofit assurance services.
Chris Kubecka, Special Advisor
Chris Kubecka is the founder and CEO of HypaSec offering nation-state incident management, ethical hacking training in IT, IOT, ICS SCADA and expert advisory services to governments. Prior to HypaSec, she headed the Information Protection Group and international intelligence for the Aramco family. Re-establishing international business operations, helping to stabilize the oil market and implementing digital security after the company suffered from the world’s most devastating Shamoon cyberwarfare attacks which wiped out 85% of computer systems and over 35,000 Windows systems which deeply affected the countries of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain. At Unisys, she helped halt the July 2009 second wave cyberwarfare attacks against South Korea during her time advising the company’s flagship customers Danone and Lloyds TSB. A USAF veteran, serving her country both as a military aviator and handling command and control systems for Space Command. Beginning her computer career at the age of five coding but was restricted from using computer systems from the age of ten until eighteen after hacking into the DOJ. Chris combines highly technical skills, ethical hacking, OSINT, strategy, leadership and governance expertise. Presenting at Europol, Interpol, national police, EU/NATO cyberwarfare exercises, DefCon, Black Hat, United Nations, Oxford, Cambridge, OWASP and BSides globally. Author of several technical, engineering and management courses and books Down the Rabbit Hole An OSINT Journey, Hack the World with OSINT and her upcoming book Hack the Galaxy with OSINT.
Mitch Schenck, Lead Engineer
Mitch Schenck has been a general manager in the Internet service industry for over 20 years. Mitch has a master’s degree in management and two undergraduate degrees, one in business administration and the other in electronics technology.
In addition to experience with ISPs, Mitch has managed a variety of businesses over the years. He has been in the software development business, run an atmospheric theatre, managed a chain of cellphone stores, operated call centers, managed a real estate holding company, and been in charge of operations with as many as 600 employees.
Mitch enjoys technology-based businesses most of all because of his interest in electronics and computers. As general manager of Midwest Internet, in addition to running normal business operations, Mitch uses his technical expertise to design and specify hosting and networking solutions that utilize the latest technology. Mitch is also a Cybersecurity Specialist, teaching cyber security for the City of Indianapolis Cyber Defense Force. He is certified in community cybersecurity exercise planning and is DHS certified in comprehensive cyberterrorism defense.
Mike Cowper, Lead Engineer
Mike Cowper has been managing computers and networks for over 25 years. In addition to his experience in the Internet industry Mike has been an instructor, tutor, and lecturer in computer topics ranging from using Microsoft Word to building your own firewall. He also has experience in the desktop publishing and printing industries. In his free time, he is involved in numerous volunteer activities through his church and is the Chairman of the Board of the Circle of Janus, a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting literacy through Science Fiction.
Mike is also a Cybersecurity Specialist for the City of Indianapolis Cyber Defense Force. His primary responsibility there is teaching cyber security. He is DHS certified in Comprehensive Cyberterrorism Defense and Cyberterrorism First Responder.
Philip Niedermair, Director of Strategic Alliances
Philip Niedermair has over 35 years of experience in helping companies expand their potential through corporate development and strategic alignment. Currently Philip is the Managing Director of Strategic Alliances for Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) and CEO of the National Cyber Group, which implements the National Cyber Education Program (NCEP), endorsed by the White House in partnership with Discovery Education/Discovery Channel.
Dawn Marie Yankeelov, Public Relations and Marketing
Dawn Yankeelov serves on the International Small Business Advisory Board of The CyberReadiness Institute, as well as the Tech Councils of North America’s (TECNA) Tech Public Policy Committee. She founded Aspectx, her PR and communications firm in 1989, serving international clientele including emerging technology companies, and federal plus state government agencies interested in growth.
In 2014, she founded the employer-led, non-profit tech council, called the Technology Association of Louisville KY (TALK) which she leads as CEO and is active in advocacy, education and policy matters regarding cybersecurity. In 2017, TALK worked with the state of KY, and NICERC to implement a cyber engineering HS pathway for all school districts. Yankeelov is also active in CyberUSA, and delivers STEAM curricula via TALK through programs tied to TechGirlz, acts as a connector to push forward the missions of Cyber.org & Teach Cyber for K-12 cyber education. She has spoken regionally to the KY AFCEA chapter, and nationally to other groups on subjects pertaining to cyber education, and security.
Lilly Leon, Marketing
Lilly Leon is a 4th year marketing student in Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. She has held board positions in student organizations like the Purdue Latin and Ballroom Dance Team. When she isn’t playing frisbee with the women’s ultimate frisbee team, you can find her outdoors with friends.
Steve Carder, Cheif Operations Officer
Steve Carder is the Chief Operations Officer for the team. Steve has been in management-level positions in operations, software development, website development, and technology infrastructure with various companies for over 35 years in California, New York and Indiana. Steve has most recently served as a Director of Technology and New Media with a large media company involved in newsprint, online and book publishing. Carder has in-depth experience working with offshore and local software developers, implementing complex multi-vendor projects. Steve has a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University and has also been a college math instructor and tutor. In his spare time, Steve has also helped his wife with her multi-location retail business e-commerce websites, and social media projects.