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  • St. Louis, Missouri—October 24, 2017—Adam Ely, Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer with Walmart, has been elected to Security Advisor Alliance’s board of directors.

    Ely brings an awesome career as a successful entrepreneur and F100 security and operations leader to the Alliance to help build and guide several key initiatives.

    “Ely has an incredible record of success as a security professional and entrepreneur. His skills and background will ensure we are able to give back and pursue our mission in creative and impactful ways.” said Jason Clark, Security Advisor Alliance Chairman of the Board. “We are impressed by Adam’s passion to help students break into cybersecurity and his commitment to help fellow security professionals.”

    “Adam’s expertise, experience, and entrepreneurial mindset is exactly what the Alliance needs as we develop and rollout several strategic initiatives.  Adam’s business acumen is met by his sincere desire to address the biggest challenges we face as an industry,” said Clayton Pummill, The Alliance’s Executive Director. “I’m certain Adam is going to make a tremendous impact on the Alliance and our industry.”

    Ely said, “It’s an honor to join a group of outstanding people who share the same goal of advancing an industry and the people within.  I look forward to helping the Alliance grow.”

    Ely received his MBA from Florida State University.

    Adam Ely

    Vice President, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer