Wendy Teske

Wendy Teske

Senior Director, Information Security and Compliance

Location
Orange County, California Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Wendy Teske's Overview

Current
Past
  • Director, Information Security Client Services at First American Information Soloutions Group
  • Manager, Information Security at First American Title
  • Manager, Enterprise Reporting and Client Services at First American Title
  • Regional Vice President, Professional Client Services at Hyperion Solutions
Education
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Wendy Teske's Summary

Seasoned information security, compliance, risk, and client services professional. Successful record of building and managing client relationships, and building risk based, customer centric information security program. Serve as the primary contact across our customer base to implement, monitor and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and other information security and compliance program controls.

INFORMATION SECURITY
• Primary contributor to creation of a formal corporate information security and compliance program
• Implement and audit corporate, IT, and application controls
• Primary point of contact for all compliance and information security audits
• Integrate acquired companies into CoreLogic information security processes and programs
• Participate in the creation of corporate policies, as well as the annual review, modification and communication of existing policies
• Single point of contact for information security communications between internal teams (executive management, sales, operations, information technology, global resources) and our customer’s information security, compliance, and leadership teams

COMPLIANCE
• Research and deploy programs to ensure compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements

AUDIT
• Process owner for Information Security, Compliance, and Regulatory audits.
• Responsible for auditing internal off-shore controls and off-shore vendors

REPORTING
• Establish and report against identified information security metrics

REMEDIATION
• Manage remediation efforts, communication, approval and tracking of remediation plans

OFFSHORE
• Provide control requirements and audit off-shore compliance of information security policies and controls

EDUCATION AND AWARENESS
• Create and deploy annual information security and compliance training programs
• Initiate, facilitate, and promote activities to foster information security awareness

Specialties

Certifications: CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC
Information Security and Privacy Controls • Audit and Compliance Management • Domestic and International Customer Management • Domestic & International Vendor Management • Risk Analysis & Management • Team Building & Leadership • Strategic Solutions for Issue Resolution

Wendy Teske's Experience

Senior Director, Information Security and Compliance Client Services

CoreLogic, Inc. (FKA First American Title Corporation)

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CLGX; Information Services industry

2003Present (11 years)

Manage a risk based, customer centric information security program, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, client controls, and internal compliance and information security controls. Work directly with external clients to ensure protection of sensitive consumer information through the implementation and auditing of information security and compliance controls. Identify areas of improvement, develop and execute on internal and external processes for supporting clients and improving and streamlining the client experience. Proficient in federal, state, and industry regulations with the ability to translate regulatory requirements into controls and processes for clients and internal executive stakeholders.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Managed 62 client audits in 2012 resulting in increased sales volume from strategic clients and revenue retention of existing income.
• Successful negotiation of client identified remediation items resulting in annual savings of more than $7M in direct cost savings, as well as alleviate pressure on already stretched technology resources.
• Expanded the information security and compliance client services program by implementing governance, risk, and control processes.
• Consistent achievement of collaboration and buy-in from executive leadership, key stakeholders, and clients.
• Enabler of resource growth, cost-conscious process improvement, trusted executive advisor, and business partner.
• Brought annual information security and compliance training in-house recognizing savings of $100k and consolidated external training saving approximately 37 hours saved for each operational resource.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

• Information Security and Compliance Client Services
• Client Risk Assessments
• Client Onsite Risk Audits
• Compliance Monitoring
• Executive and Board of Director Reporting
• Remediation and Information Security Violations
• Offshore 3rd Party Vendor Controls
• Education and Awareness

Director, Information Security Client Services

First American Information Soloutions Group

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FAF; Real Estate industry

20082010 (2 years)

Manager, Information Security

First American Title

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FAF; Real Estate industry

20052008 (3 years)

Headed an internal division focused on providing consistent reporting applications for multiple development and system implementations.
• Assimilated consistent business rules for 14 disparate regions resulting in consistent reporting and understanding of complex data rules.
• Managed a $14 million department P&L resulting in a 13% reduction in cost and a net profit increase of 17%.
• Managed multiple reporting implementations while providing on-time delivery to a diverse range of audiences including executive management and regional users resulting in increased use of reporting applications and confidence in the integrity of regional and corporate data.
• Developed initial BCP plan for reporting applications and was a core member of the Title division BCP / DR planning team.

Manager, Enterprise Reporting and Client Services

First American Title

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FAF; Real Estate industry

20032005 (2 years)

Headed an internal division focused on providing consistent reporting applications for multiple development and system implementations.
• Assimilated consistent business rules for 14 disparate regions resulting in consistent reporting and understanding of complex data rules.
• Managed a $14 million department P&L resulting in a 13% reduction in cost and a net profit increase of 17%.
• Managed multiple reporting implementations while providing on-time delivery to a diverse range of audiences including executive management and regional users resulting in increased use of reporting applications and confidence in the integrity of regional and corporate data.
• Developed initial BCP plan for reporting applications and was a core member of the Title division BCP / DR planning team.

Regional Vice President, Professional Client Services

Hyperion Solutions

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; HYSL; Computer Software industry

19972003 (6 years)

(Acquired by Oracle Solutions)
A $500 million International software developer specializing in consolidations, financial reporting and business performance management applications which enable companies to measure performance and drive profitability.

Regional Vice President, Professional Services
Headed a professional services division focused on providing consulting services for complex development and system implementations.
• Restructured the organization and management of staff resulting in 223% growth in revenue with an increased headcount of only 26%.
• Provided key strategy input, implemented root cause analysis methodologies, and directed project management activities resulting in more than 100 successful implementations within a diverse range of technical complexities and business environments.
• Assimilated 2 disparate divisions establishing a cross-functional, results-driven team philosophy resulting in exceeded revenue goals and within operations budget.
• Exceeded revenue goals for 4 consecutive years by at least 26% while maintaining a profit margin of 53% in comparison to a corporate wide margin average of 15%.
• Developed and managed day-to-day operating procedures, and business processes, including division level P&L.
• Developed and maintained relationships with strategic partners and clients to facilitate joint business opportunities and drive license revenue.
• Achieved 200% year over year growth for 2 consecutive years by expanding business development efforts, ensuring alignment with corporate strategies and goals, and managing schedules and costs to maximum efficiency and profitability.
• Provided strategic leadership during acquisition of consulting company resources and subsequent period of reorganization resulting in zero loss of employee headcount and no decline in revenue.

Wendy Teske's Skills & Expertise

  1. Desktop Computers
  2. Vendor Management
  3. CISA
  4. TCP/IP
  5. Governance
  6. Information Security Management
  7. Information Security
  8. Checkpoint
  9. Security Architecture Design
  10. IT Risk Management
  11. Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  12. Risk Management

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