Benchmark Executive Search Names New Members to its Cybersecurity & National Security Advisory Board

In Conjunction with Benchmark Expanding its Board of Director Practice, Distinguished Security and Cyber Experts Join Search Firm as Trusted Advisors

RESTON, Va.- Benchmark Executive Search, an industry-recognized and award-winning executive recruitment firm, announced today its newly expanded Advisory Board and names 3 new members who are world-class security experts.

To address the growing need for a full spectrum of enterprise risks in corporate boardrooms, Benchmark is leveraging its network of experts ranging from cybersecurity, physical security, insider threat and risk management. These top experts come from the highest levels in the intelligence, defense, and national security communities and are in high demand by corporate America who needs their expertise in understanding how to defend networks, protect corporate assets, mitigate risks and implement best practices. New Advisory Board Members include:

  • Jim Cummings, former Chief Security Officer at JP Morgan Chase; US Government roles include: Commander 67th Network Warfare Group at Air Force; Chief of Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Policy at Air Force; Director of Homeland Defense at National Security Council/White House
  • Jeanne Tisinger, former Deputy Director of CIA for Support, CIA CIO, Director, Global Infrastructure, and Director of Global Communications Services
  • Lt. Gen (ret) Kevin McLaughlin, former Deputy Commander at US Cyber Command; Commander 24th Air Force; Deputy Director Global Operations at US Strategic Command; former Vice Commander US Air Force Warfare Center

“These esteemed and respected subject matter experts will provide Benchmark with valuable market perspective, best practices to cyber and risk solutions, and insight into top talent,” said Jeremy King, President of Benchmark. “We look forward to working closely with these experts who will lend their vision, unique knowledge and experience to our commercial and federal clients.”

“Of the many executive search firms’ I have encountered, Benchmark sets the standard by being a trusted broker to both the client and candidate as well as having their finger on the pulse on all things cyber and national security,” said Jim Cummings. He added, “Today’s security environment requires truly innovative and experienced executive level game-changing leadership, focused on true risk, cutting-edge technology and tactics to protect today while dynamically strengthening capabilities to be delivered tomorrow…finding these leaders is not an easy task, but proven time and time again by Benchmark.”

The new members will join fourteen other subject matter experts on Benchmark’s National Security and Cyber Advisory Board.