Chad is a Manager in the Information Security Services Group at CliftonLarsonAllen. Chad is part of a team of technology and industry specialists providing IT audits and security assessments for clients in a wide range of industries and diverse operating environments. He is responsible for the continuing development of the tools, applications, techniques and processes used in security assessments including incident response & forensic process development, tool evaluation and training, eDiscovery process development, incident response and computer forensic services, covert entry and remote sensing.
Chad brings a strong background in digital forensic science and incident response. He holds certifications as a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), and the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC). He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Bachelor of Science Degree in Fish and Wildlife from the University of Minnesota-St Paul, Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Computer Forensics from Metropolitan State University, and a Certificate of Law Enforcement from Minneapolis Community and Technical College.