GENESEO, N.Y. -- Coast Professional, Inc. (Coast) has hired Brad Rounding as Information Security Officer. He will be working closely with both the IT and Compliance Departments in the Geneseo office. This hire is a direct result of the company’s significant growth over the past year.
Brad is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 15 years of industry experience. He will be responsible for the evaluation, selection, and implementation of Coast’s new information and device security products. Brad possesses an in-depth knowledge of network security best practices and protocols and will oversee the continued compliance with regulatory and certification requirements.
“Brad has extensive knowledge and experience in every aspect of this field, including security engineering and security incident response,” said Annmarie Buchanan, Chief Information Officer. “His skills align perfectly with Coast’s overall vision and strategic goals. He will bring immense value to Coast and I’m excited to welcome him to our ever-growing team.”
Brad received his bachelor’s degree in information technology from RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology), and his master’s degree in network security from Capitol College.
About Coast Professional, Inc.:
Coast Professional, Inc. is an accounts receivable management company, dedicated to the respectful and ethical collection of higher education and government debt. Coast provides professional collection services to over 200 campus-based colleges, universities, and government clients. Coast is a six-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list for American’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies provided by Inc. Magazine and in 2019, was recognized for the fourth time as one of the “Best Places to Work In Collections” by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group. Since 1976, Coast has worked closely with clients to increase recoveries by assisting consumers in resolving their financial obligations. Coast’s success is exemplified by exceptional recoveries, superior service, and dedication to the highest levels of compliance. More information about Coast can be found at www.coastprofessional.com.