Member Meeting

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Name: Member Meeting
Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
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Event Description:

Please join the Chamber's Board of Directors, staff and fellow members as we come together for our next Member Meeting to celebrate long-term members, welcome new members and hear from business leaders in the community.
We're excited to welcome Bob Pleban, President and CEO of RPI Group and Jeff Watts, Director of Cybersecurity of RPI Group as they share the top ways to secure your business online. 

Breakfast will be served!

Sponsorship opportunities available! Contact Whitney Watts at 540-735-1922 or 

$15 Members
$30 Future Members 

Robert ‘Bob’ Pleban is an accomplished senior executive with a distinguished record of achievement and experience providing strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of program management and business development. Resourceful and entrepreneurial with demonstrated skill directing operations and building valuable public and private sector alliances in both corporate and start-up environments. Impeccable military career as a Naval Flight Officer; retired in 1995. Proven ability to build, train and motivate highly qualified teams to achieve project and client goals within crucial time and budget constraints.  Bob has a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from American University.
Jeff Watts is the Director of Cybersecurity for RPI Group Inc. For the last 15+ years, Jeff has worked supporting the DOD in various positions starting at the MCNOSC, administering VPNs, firewalls, routers, and switches in support of the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN). In 2003, he went to work for the USMC DAA providing support in the areas of IA risk management and vulnerability assessments as well as drafting policies for secure WiFi use, Firewalls, VPNs, and remote access. Jeff has experience in all aspects of the C&A process to include working directly for the CA and DAA, supporting customers going through the validation process as well as conducted many validations as a USMC Validator. Additionally, he conducted IA training for more than 1000 DoD personnel, participated in the development of commercial wireless networking policies for the USMC, DoN, and DoD as well as working with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) on wireless network discovery tools and techniques.  Jeff has been selected to present at many conferences including DallasCon, NSA sponsored Joint Wireless Working Group (JWWG), Federal Computing Weekly (FCW) Homeland Security, AFCEA East and West, NSA Red Team/Blue Team Symposium (REBL), USMC IA Conference, and the DOD Cyber Crime Conference. He joined RPI in late 2015.
John Fick Conference Center
1301 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Date/Time Information:
September 12, 2019
Contact Information:
Whitney Watts
$15 Members
$30 Future Members
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