We stand on the shoulders of a broader community, and are grateful for contributions of many individuals to our story.
Security Consultant / Coach
Jason has been serving as a leader for over two decades in both startup and Fortune 50 environments. He partners with Kalles Group as a consultant in the areas of Information Security, Privacy, and GRC, bringing a strategic focus on organizational design, systems thinking, and communication.
Jason is a Hudson certified coach who focuses on executive and leadership coaching. He loves public speaking, and strives to bring warmth, empathy, and positive energy to every engagement.
Denise brings to the table a multi-faceted product and program management background with the common thread of bridging business and technology. In addition to her domain expertise in payments, financial technology, and privacy, she is adept at bringing order to chaos and identifying creative solutions to business challenges.
Denise is an avid walker, enjoys traveling/visiting family and friends scattered around the globe, and is anxious to get back to being a hospice volunteer.
Faith has extensive experience in cybersecurity and risk research from the University of Washington, where she also served as a Cybersecurity Policy Research Fellow leading a project to survey Artificial Intelligence policies in several countries for Microsoft's AI Policy team. Faith believes that technical solutions should be studied through transnational gender and socio-economic equity lenses.
Outside of work, she enjoys sketching, painting, running, and exploring the PNW outdoors - she's hoping to finally win the lottery for a permit to hike the Enchantments. Faith also volunteers her time with organizations advancing education and safety for girls and women.
Senior Security Advisor
With over 25 years of IT experience ranging from systems management and cloud-based solutions architecture to cybersecurity incident response, Dan has held leadership roles in IT operations, software development, and risk management organizations in both large-scale global enterprises and entrepreneurial start-ups.
Born a New Englander and raised a Mid-Westerner before relocating to the PNW, Dan now splits his time between Seattle, Cleveland, and the Florida Keys. Aside from enjoying travel to all corners of the globe, his hobbies include reading, hiking, and searching the dark web for lost data.
Senior Cyber Risk Consultant
Glen is a cybersecurity and privacy leader with more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He has worked across numerous domains from data center operations to software delivery and strategic governance functions. He is passionate about helping organizations solve for their most challenging issues and deliver on their most important strategic initiatives.
Outside of work Glen enjoys teaching and coaching basketball to young people hoping to learn and grow through sports. He believes in bringing one’s whole self and passion to everything he does for the purpose of enriching the lives and growth of others at any opportunity.
Instructional Design Consultant
Matt is an instructional design and technology training specialist. He has designed, developed, and delivered multiple learning solutions for Kalles Group clients, including productivity and software training workshops, Train the Trainer (TTT) classes, online resources, and marketing campaigns for training global teams.
Matt and his family originally hail from Southern California. Even though they happily call the PNW home, he still holds a special place in his heart for SoCal surfing and In-N-Out burgers.
Photographer / Sr Project Manager
Gene has served Kalles Group both as a technology consultant as well as a photographer. He has a passion for photographing jazz artists, events, travel images, and documenting urban street scenes- several of which are featured on our website.
Gene lives and works in the Puget Sound area and has been capturing life images for over 50 years.
Jana Early is a Seattle-based photographer who moonlights for Kalles Group to provide creative and operational support. Much of her inspiration as a photographer came from growing up watching Science Fiction movies, "It was the incredible costumes in SciFi films that caught my eye and made me want to capture fashion, and the quirky moments in life."
Outside of photography, Jana enjoys time with her husband, two kids, and her Bernedoodle, Dempsey.