True’s success can be attributed to its Leadership Team and Board of Advisors and Directors.
True’s Leadership Team
True’s leadership team is comprised of visionary information security experts, focused on providing unparalleled service and value to our clients and stakeholders.
Jerald Dawkins, Ph.D., CEO and Founder
Dr. Jerald Dawkins is the CEO and Founder of TRUE and has extensive experience in regulatory compliance, technical risk assessments, penetration testing, web application vulnerability analysis and secure coding. Jerry is the author of numerous publications and presents at national and international conferences. He also holds the following certifications: CISSP, NSA IAM, and CNSS 4011-4015. Jerry received his B.A. in Computer Science from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from The University of Tulsa in Tulsa, OK.
Jeff Harris, President, CFO and FSO
Jeff Harris is President, CFO and Facility Security Officer (FSO) of True Digital Security. Jeff received his MBA from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK, where his studies focused on corporate finance and economics. Jeff has extensive executive sales and management experience in the field of business software solutions and services. Jeff most recently served as the Market Manager at Trinitech, a global financial software provider and has developed a proven track record as a leader with an innovative and results-driven management style.
Michael Oglesby, Managing Director of Operations and Founder
Michael Oglesby is True’s Managing Director of Operations, with vast network and application security assessment experience. He oversees analysts conducting SAST- and DAST-based services and conducts full ISO and NERC CIP security assessments, security architecture reviews, penetration testing, PCI evaluations, specialized security software development, and more. Certifications include CISSP, CSSLP, QSA and CNSS 4011-4015. He is also the Verizon 2010 DBIR Cover Challenge Winner and second place finisher in 2011. Michael received his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa and a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa.
Dominic Schulte, Business Development Executive and Founder Dominic Schulte currently serves as Business Development Executive. He formerly served as True’s Managing Director of Security Services & Consulting, where he was responsible for the execution of a wide range of security and regulatory compliance services. Previously, Dominic worked with the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Global Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst in the National Security Incident and Response Center (NSIRC). He served as a founding member of a team within the Network Intrusion Analysis Division (NIAD) of the NSIRC. Dominic holds an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa and holds CNSS 4011-4015 certifications.
Alex Pezold, Managing Director of Business Development
Alex Pezold is True’s Managing Director of Business Development, with relationship development, revenue generation and sales management responsibilities. Prior to True, Alex served as Director of Strategic Services for a security solutions provider, where he advised CSOs and executives on information assurance & security, and served as CISO for an electronic payments company. He gained security consulting experience working at MasterCard International, Anheuser-Busch, and the Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Alex is a CISSP, holds CNSS certifications 4011-4012, and has an M.S. in Computer Science, with an Information Security emphasis, from the University of Tulsa. He participated in the Federal Service Cyber Corps Program.
True representatives serve as members of the Tulsa Technology Center and CareerTech Advisory Committees, and also serve our partner universities, the University of Tulsa Institute for Information Security (iSec) and Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.
True’s Board of Advisors and Directors
True’s Board of Advisors and Directors provide guidance to True, bringing a strong and balanced blend of proven management skills and experience.
- Mr. Jim McGill, Chairman of the Board of Macrosolve, Inc.
- Dr. Brian Epperson, CEO and Founder of Human Performance Advisors
- Mr. Jason McMinn, VP of Technology and Co-Founder of Blockdot
- Mr. Jerald J. Dawkins, President and Founder of W.D. Distributing, Inc.
- Dr. Jerald W. Dawkins, CEO and Founder at True Digital Security
- Mr. Jeff Harris, President and CFO at True Digital Security