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GuidePoint Security Expands its Heartland Region to Include Texas and Louisiana

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GuidePoint Security, a cybersecurity solutions leader enabling organizations to make smarter decisions and minimize risk, today announced the expansion of its Heartland Region to now include Texas and Louisiana. Joining Matt Peterson as a Regional Partner for the Heartland is Jerry O’Brien, who brings 20 years of experience helping organizations solve complex cybersecurity challenges.

O’Brien is a seasoned cybersecurity sales executive and over the last two decades he’s been the top individual contributor and has led sales teams in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. He now leads GuidePoint Security’s expansion in the Heartland region, bringing his solutions oriented approach to helping customers navigate their cybersecurity challenges and mitigate risk. O’Brien brings with him two strategic account executives, Nicole Dreyer and Jon Hart, each with over a decade of cybersecurity experience advising customers. They will support customers in North and South TOLA, respectively.

“I’m excited to get back to my roots of being a trusted advisor, helping customers in the TOLA region solve their toughest security issues and building robust security programs,” said O’Brien. “At the heart of GuidePoint Security is a growing team of practitioners who have walked in the shoes of our customers. The experience and expertise that our consultants and engineers have is critical to help organizations understand their risk, align and optimize resources and ultimately implement best-fit solutions that are tailored to their environment and processes.”

“We are thrilled to continue the company’s expansion with feet on the ground in Texas and Louisiana,” said Michael Volk, Managing Partner and Founder, GuidePoint Security. “Being able to recruit the caliber of someone like Jerry to help lead our efforts in the Heartland is a real coup for us and provides customers with an excellent advocate to help them better understand and address their cybersecurity risk.”

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions that minimize risk. Our experts act as your trusted advisor to understand your business and challenges, helping you through an evaluation of your cybersecurity posture and ecosystem to expose risks, optimize resources and implement best-fit solutions. GuidePoint’s unmatched expertise has enabled a third of Fortune 500 companies and more than half of the U.S. government cabinet-level agencies to improve their security posture and reduce risk. Learn more at