Cybersecurity is one of the most significant, enterprise-wide strategy and risk issues affecting virtually every part of any business. For non-IT specialists, cybersecurity can present a confusing challenge in a unique language that can be difficult to understand. This program is designed to help directors and their advisors understand what questions to ask to determine how this and other major compliance risks are being managed.
Cheryl Larabee currently serves on the board of ZAGG Inc. as a chairperson and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee chair. She also serves on the board of Norco Inc.
Larabee is a lecturer at Boise State University's College of Business & Economics, teaching in the Departments of Finance and Marketing as well as Management. Prior to this appointment, she served for five years as associate vice president for university advancement.
Before joining Boise State, Larabee had a 24-year corporate banking career focused on financial problem-solving and strategic planning, with clients ranging from start-ups to members of the Fortune 500. She is the former senior vice president and western U.S. regional manager of the corporate banking division at Key Bank. Prior to this position, she was senior vice president of business banking with U.S. Bank in Portland, Oregon, and assistant vice president at Crocker National Bank in San Francisco.
Larabee has been the board president of the Arid Club, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, the Downtown Boise Association, the Capital City Development Corp., and Hays Shelter Home. She has also served on the boards of Jacksons Food Stores, Healthwise Inc., and Bogus Basin Recreation Association.
Larabee holds the NACD Certificate of Director Education. She earned her MBA in Management from Golden Gate University and her bachelor's degree from Moorhead State University. She also completed the Stanford Executive Program in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Director, KPMG - Forensic Advisory Services Practice
Matthew Hansen is a director in KPMG’s Forensic Advisory Services Practice. He has more than 14 years of professional experience in KPMG’s Minneapolis, Seattle, and SÃ£o Paulo offices and is the senior forensic practitioner in the Pacific Northwest. He focuses on clients in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and elsewhere. Hansen has extensive experience in investigations, compliance, third-party risk management, corporate intelligence, and other fraud/waste/abuse matters. He has served a variety of clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies, law firms, and others across a broad range of industries.
Tim Jakubowski is an advisory managing director in KPMG's Portland office specializing in IT audit, internal audit, and IT risk and compliance services. He is currently the lead IT managing director on multiple external audits and the lead IT internal audit managing director for a large manufacturing client. Jakubowski has more than 15 years of experience providing services to global manufacturing, technology and retail clients, delivering IT audit services, and executing IT operation reviews. He has led engagements ranging from business continuity planning, planning and execution of SOX testing, IPO readiness, ERP post-implementation reviews, and IT internal audits.
Elias Margonis is the president of Norco Inc., which is headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Norco is a family- and employee-owned company that operates the nation's largest independent gas manufacturer/distributor of welding, safety, medical equipment, and supplies. The business operates across seven states in the Pacific Northwest with more than 1,300 employees. Margonis started his professional career as a mechanical engineer in Houston, Texas, working for Air Liquide. He has functioned in technical and managerial roles in scope ranging from industrial operations, business development, energy markets, IT, and sales management. Margonis previously managed Air Liquide’s Nordic countries as the managing director overseeing multiple business lines in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway.
Clark Harshbarger is a Special Agent (SA) with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. SA Harshbarger investigates computer intrusions ranging from simple criminal misuse to complex National Security intrusions. His field experience is centered on critical infrastructure and Fortune 500 organizations’ threat identification and mitigation. SA Harshbarger has worked in the information security, intelligence, and research fields for approximately 19 years. In addition to his field work, he holds an MS in Computer Science, as well as certificates in Computer Security and Digital Forensics.