Chapter Leadership

2020 - 2021 Birmingham Chapter Leadership Team

Alicja_Photo.jpg President
Alicja Foksinska, CISA, CFE
Protective Life

Alicja is a Lead IT Auditor at Protective Life Insurance Company, specializing in Data Analytics, Visualization, and Data Storytelling. She is serving her fifth year on the Board of Directors.
Elaine_Photo.jpg Vice President
Elaine Arnold, CPA, CISA, CIA
Vulcan Materials

Elaine is currently Manager of IS Compliance and Security at Vulcan Materials Company and previously held positions in internal and external audit. She is a CPA, CISA and CIA and is serving her fourth year on the Board of Directors.
Jacob_Photo.jpg Secretary
Jacob Young
Protective Life

Jacob Young is currently an IT auditor for Protective Life Insurance Company. His past experience includes external auditing of clients in various industries including manufacturing and non-profits. This will be his first year to serve on the board.
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Justin Headley, CISA, CISSP
Warren Averett

Justin is an IT Security and Risk Manager in Warren Averett’s Security, Risk and Controls Division providing Cybersecurity reviews, IT risk assessments and SOC engagements. His past experience also includes Governmental and Financial Services IT Auditing.
JoshSheltonPhoto.jpg Immediate Past President
Josh Shelton, CISA, CISSP

Josh is an Senior Security Auditor with USAA and has over 13 years of Accounting, IT & Operational Audit, and Information Security experience.
Eric_Photo1.jpg Communications Director/Webmaster
Eric Love, CISA
Cadence Bank

Eric is a Senior Technology Governance Analyst with Cadence Bank, and has 10 years of experience working in the financial services and healthcare industries. This is his third year serving on the Board of Directors.
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Nanette Taylor, CISA
Regions Bank

Nanette has over 20 years experience in the IT Audit profession in the financial services and public utility sectors. She served as the Birmingham Chapter President during 1994-1995 and in other Board of Director positions over the years.
Randy_Photo.jpg Certification Director
Randy Bryant, PMP
Southern Company

Randy is currently serving as Senior Technology Risk/Compliance Analyst with Southern Company. He has 20 years of experience in Management, IT Project Management and related Compliance roles in healthcare, education, software, finance, and utility verticals.
Luciano_Photo.jpg Academic Relations/Research Committee Director
Luciano Pitts
Regions Bank

Luciano is an IT Auditor at Regions bank and is serving on his second year with the Board of Directors.
Josue_Photo.jpg Meetings Director
Josué Alvarez, CISA
Regions Bank

Josué is currently a senior IT auditor with Regions Bank. He has over 9 years of IT experience as well as two years of auditing experience. This is his first year serving on the Board of Directors.
Jaylynn_Photo.jpg Program Director
Jaylynn James

Jaylynn is an Internal Auditor with BBVA and is serving her first year on the Board of Directors. Her experience includes conducting Risk Assessments and executing audits related to Technology, Operations, and Vendor Management risks.
JustinA_Photo.jpg Director at Large
Justin Allen
US Bank

Justin is the VP of Information Security (Head of Attack Surface Reduction) for US Bank. Prior to taking his current role, Justin was the Director of Information Security Operations for BBVA USA where he led the Identity and Access Management Program, the Security Operations Center, Data Loss Protection, and Vulnerability Management. Justin also has designed and implemented a Technology Governance and Risk Management program for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and helped establish an Operational Risk program for Raymond James Financial. He has spent almost the entirety of his career in the Financial Services sector. He was on the CRISC Certification Committee for the previous 6 years and helped write the current job practice for the certification. He has been an ISACA volunteer for the past 7 years in various capacities.