Ball State University
Michelle Shaw currently works as an independent IT consultant at Luetschine Consulting, a boutique IT and financial services consulting firm. She is actively involved with Ball State as an adjunct faculty member for CICS, and she also participates in the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Communication, Information, and Media and is on the planning committee for Women Working for Technology. Previously, Michelle was a full-time instructor in Ball State’s Department of Telecommunications with a focus in Sales & Promotion. Prior to Luetschine Consulting and Ball State, Michelle worked in senior global sales roles at AT&T and Orange Business Services. During her sales career, Michelle was honored with several awards, including multiple Gold Club, Leaders Council, and President’s Club awards.
Michelle received a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications, Sales & Promotion, from Ball State in 1999, and completed a Master of Science Degree at The Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State in 2000. She holds certifications in Personal Development Coaching from The CaPP Institute for Coaching and Positive Psychology, and also in Career Development Program Assessment from the Sales Education Foundation (The Chally Group).
Outside of work, Michelle is active in community service as a member of The Junior League in Indianapolis and she also serves on the board of her daughter’s school. Her primary focus in life is to be happy, and she spends as much time as possible with her husband and daughter.
Associate Director, Office of Professional Development
Sean Southern is a lawyer and career counselor who firmly believes that an examined life makes for better living. He works in the Office of Professional Development at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law where he helps students figure out what it means to be a professional in the legal community through career coaching and development. In his coaching sessions, he gives particular focus to the values and goals of the student, and he is constantly exploring, learning, and developing in an effort to help each student find a rewarding career. In addition to career counseling, Sean has spoken before numerous groups, helping them to explore their personalities and how they fit into their day-to-day lives.
Sean received a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a Master of Arts in English from DePaul University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Ball State University. He holds certifications in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and in Personal Development Coaching from the CaPP Institute for Coaching and Positive Psychology. Sean likes to travel, read, and spend time with his wife and daughter.
Cyber Security Advisory
Prosy is a member of KPMG’s IT Advisory practice specializing in Information Protection and Business Resiliency(Cyber Security).She possesses seven years’ experience in the Information Technology and Security field with experience in; Governance, Risk and Compliance, Security Operations, Identity & Access Management, Vendor Management, PCI_DSS, ITIL Framework and Network Operations.
Prior to KPMG, she worked with Allstate Insurance Company as a Security Analyst, and with Blue Cross Blue Shield as an Identity Access Administrator.
Prosy graduated from Ball State University with a Master’s in Information and Communication Science. Her professional licenses include; ITIL CCNA, CCNP (642-902), RSA Archer Administrator and is pursuing a CISSP certificate.
IT Consultant and Information Risk Management Architect
Eli Lilly and Company
As an IT Architect with the Information Risk Management organization at Lilly, Joyce Stout is responsible for investigating and implementing new Cyber Security capabilities and processes to reduce risk in the evolving cyber security threat landscape. Joyce also works closely with Protect Lilly, a global cross-functional program that focuses on people, processes and technology to protect Lilly’s information.
Prior to her current position, Joyce was the Lead Architect for Lilly’s Global IT Infrastructure which includes Networks, Collaboration Services, Data Center Services, Application Hosting, and Identity Management . Joyce has also served as visiting faculty for IUPUI, and worked in Information Technology at Sallie Mae and Indiana University.
Joyce is an Indianapolis native and enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from IUPUI and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.
Security Analyst Sr.
National Government Services, Inc.
Kevin Scott is a Security Analyst Sr at National Government Services. He has also worked at Wellpoint; Ernst & Young; and Total System Services (TSYS) before NGS. He received his BS in Telecommunications from Ball State University; and his MS in the CICS program from Ball State University. He has been active in the areas of IT Security; IT Audit; Regulatory Compliance; Incident Response; Anti-Virus/Malware for over 20 years. He has some experience with computer forensics. He belongs to the following related groups for incident response and security: Marion County CERT; ISACA, ISSA, and INFRAGARD.
Assistant Director for Information Security
Ball State University
Deb manages the various forms of communication outside of the office which include inbound messages, departmental web site, Facebook and Twitter. She is responsible for security awareness opportunities across campus, including new hire awareness training, PCI-DSS training, and cyber security awareness events. Currently she heavily involved in getting prepared for ISO 27001:2013 certification.
Deb received a BS in Computer Science from Ball State. She is currently working on her Master’s in Executive Development for Public Service and Adult and Community Education. She is GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Law of Data Security & Investigations (GLEG), ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Information Security Awareness in the Workspace certified. She is a member of REN-ISAC, InfraGard, and ISACA. Outside of work Deb enjoys talking with groups, classes and agencies about cyber security, and spending time with her family and two small yorkies.
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Administration, Secretary and Treasurer
Ashley A. Vukovits has 20-plus years of experience in accounting and financial management. As CFO, Ashley is responsible for global financial planning, accounting and reporting; human resources; information technology; and risk management. Ashley also serves as Treasurer of the Interactive Intelligence Foundation, a role she’s held since 2010. Prior to being promoted to CFO, Ashley served in finance roles at Interactive Intelligence. Before joining the company in 2003, she served as Vice President of Finance at Union Acceptance Corp., a public auto financing entity where she worked for seven years holding positions in the accounting and finance departments. A Certified Public Accountant, Ashley started her career at KPMG LLP, where she served as an audit associate primarily in the insurance and real estate industries. Ashley graduated from Miami University where she received a bachelor’s degree with a double major in accounting and finance.