Chapter Leadership

2019 - 2020 Birmingham Chapter Leadership Team
JoshSheltonPhoto.jpg President
Joshua Shelton, CISA, CISSP
Ascension Health

Josh is an Information Security Officer with Ascension Health and has over 13 years of Accounting, IT & Operational Audit, and Information Security experience.
Alicja_Photo.jpg Vice 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 fourth year on the Board of Directors.
Noelle_Photo.jpg Secretary
Noelle Fulton, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA
Ascension Health

Noelle is a Regional Information Security Officer supporting Ascension Health’s corporate office and subsidiaries. Her past experience include external audit, internal audit and compliance roles. She is serving her third year on the Board of Directors.
Justin_Phoot.jpg Treasurer
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.
Don_Photo.jpg Immediate Past President
Don Strange, MAc
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Don is a Pharmacy Consultant with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. He is serving his sixth year on the Board of Directors.
Eric_Photo2.jpg Communications Director/Webmaster
Eric Love, CISA
Cadence Bank

Eric is a Senior Technology Governance Analyst with Cadence Bank, and has 9 years of experience working in the financial services and healthcare industries. This is his second year serving on the Board of Directors.
Nanette_Photo.jpg Membership Director
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.
Elaine_Photo.jpg Academic Relations/Research Committee Director
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 third year on the Board of Directors.
Angie_Photo2.jpg Meetings Director
Angela Akerman, CISA
Warren Averett

Angie is a Manager with Warren Averett's Security, Risk and Controls Division. Prior to joining the firm, she had four years of public accounting experience and over 20 years of experience in administrative and accounting roles in small business and universities.
Luciano_Photo.jpg Program Director
Luciano Pitts
Regions Bank

Luciano is an IT Auditor at Regions bank and is serving on his first year with the Board of Directors.
Scott_Photo.jpg Director at Large
Scott McIntosh, CISA, Security+, Network+
Fortified Health Security

Scott is a Security Compliance Advisor II at Fortified Health Security. Prior to joining the firm, he had over five years of public accounting experience conducting Cybersecurity reviews, IT risk assessments and vulnerability threat assessments. This is his second year serving on the Board of Directors.
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