Natalie graduated with a bachelor’s in New Media Communications from Oregon State University, with a focus in Film Studies & Production. In an effort to avoid the life of a starving artist, she found a way to transfer her abilities of creativity, vision, directing people, managing projects, and technical skills into a professional path. Natalie has 10+ years of marketing, sales, and event planning experience. At SecureWorld she enjoys building connections between Information Security heroes and utilizing creativity daily to develop successful conferences. In her free time, Natalie enjoys listening to records, attending concerts, being in nature, traveling, keeping active, and watching indie flicks.
Shauna has been initiating, planning and executing conferences and events for over 15 years. Bringing value to sponsors, exhibitors, attendees and the community is a personal passion. Her time spent as a Hospitality Division Manager strengthened her skills in team leadership, public service, commercial project management, and marketing. This combined with experience as a Petroleum Brand Manager gives her a unique perspective on both sponsors’ and attendees’ needs and goals. Shauna has a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in History from Portland State University, where she is an enthusiastic alum. She has also completed and facilitated executive training seminars for both marketing and management in numerous verticals. Her son and daughter are fifth generation Portlanders, and she herself is a proud native and volunteer in the community.
Paul is the newest member of our event team. He’s a Portland transplant by way of Reno, NV, where he graduated with a B.S. in Biology and focus in Audiology. While in school, Paul fell in love with sales. Ten years of sales and sales management experience later, he’s excited to sink his teeth into event planning. Recently married, Paul and his wife enjoy traveling and have been to 20 countries together throughout Asia, Europe, South America, and Central America, where they enjoy experiencing local culture and finding new adventures.
Erik is responsible for building, planning, and executing major cybersecurity conferences and events. With over 15 years’ experience in the events industry, Erik has a proven track record of producing important and successful conferences on the business and consumer side in the tech and outdoors industries. Erik has extensive experience working with C-Level executives, from start-ups to Fortune 500, and with vendors of all sizes. He has managed events ranging in size from small high-level corporate meetings to major trade shows of over 15,000 attendees. When not at the office, you will find Erik trying to keep up with his daughter or on a river with a fly-fishing rod in hand.
With over 20 years of sales and project management experience, Marsha enjoys all aspects of building an event. Engaging with both solution providers and end users to create an informative and exciting experience is what she strives for. Prior to SecureWorld, Marsha spent many years in both a General Manager and Sales Manager role. In her spare time she loves traveling with her family and cooking for friends.