Bishop Fox appoints two associate vice presidents

13 September 2019 2 min. read
More news on

Security consulting firm Bishop Fox has announced the appointment of two associate vice presidents. Jackie Todd will service as associate vice president of resource management, while Joe Sechman will serve as associate vice president of applied research and development.

Jackie Todd’s duties will include the development and management of business processes, as well as the oversight of resource assignments for teams within the Bishop Fox organization. She most recently served as a senior manager of business operations at Amazon Web Services. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Davenport University. 

"We are excited to have Jackie's deep expertise on our team. She brings strong leadership and vast analytical skills to her new role, and will be a great asset to our company as we continue our hypergrowth mode," Christie Terrill, vice president of customer success at Bishop Fox, said. "She will be on the front lines helping us maximize the utilization of our resources while meeting the needs of our clients.”

Jackie Todd and Joe Sechman - Bishop Fox

Joe Sechman will lead Bishop Fox’s applied research team, which designs and carries out attack techniques and detection mechanisms for Bishop Fox’s Continuous Attack-Surface Testing (CST) service. The CST service is part of Bishop Fox’s “offensive security testing,” which sees firm-sanctioned “hackers” simulating real-world attacks on businesses to ensure that digital security is as effective as possible.

Prior to joining Bishop Fox, Sechman worked as vice president of security operations at, an Atlanta area security platform testing company. He has also served as the head of security engineering and offensive security at Royal Philips, and holds10 issue or pending patents in the security field. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems from the University of Georgia.

"We are pleased Joe has chosen to bring his extraordinary talents to our company. He is among the brightest minds in the security industry, and we are excited to add his innovative vision and creative energy to our team," Jon Rose, vice president of managed security services at Bishop Fox, said. "Joe's diverse experience in development, operations, advanced attack and penetration testing, and enterprise security research disciplines combined with his forward-thinking approach to delivering penetration testing services will make him a valuable member of our growing team. We are excited to have him on board."

Bishop Fox is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and has offices in Atlanta, San Francisco, New York, and Barcelona, Spain. The firm works with more than 25% of the Fortune 100.