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Why Deer Brook?

The human factor. We've sat where you sit. 

Deer Brook's team includes financial industry leaders that are acutely aware of the regulatory and compliance landscape.


Our team includes cyber professionals with years of experience in cyber security who have instituted knowledge at global financial institutions, regional banks, and credit unions.


As your information security partner, we're ready to guide you as you aim to meet your regulatory and compliance standards.

How can Deer Brook help my financial institution?

  • Network Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing

  • Fractional Security Officers and Virtual Security Teams

  • Internal Audit Staff Augmentation for IT General Controls

  • CIS, and NIST Control GAP Assessments

  • M365 Hardening

  • Deer Brook ensures Financial Institutions meet FFIEC Guidance and Examiner Expectations.


We focus on providing superior governance, cyber-readiness and threat preparedness in managing data and technology, all while mitigating risk.



Chief Operating Officer

Mary provides support for Delivery Services and Operations.


She has over 30+ years of extensive IT, Cybersecurity, Risk, Compliance & Audit and Regulatory experience. Her previous experience with a multinational global bank allows her to offer Deer Brook's leadership team a unique and effective perspective.


Mary earned her BSBA in Computer Information Systems from Suffolk University.




Arthur's extensive background includes healthcare services, application development, and auditing.

He serves as a professor at Bently University for Information Process Management, and Cybersecurity and Information Technology. He's also a regular speaker at forums and conferences for healthcare IT security.

He earned his BS in Information Technology, minoring in Business, from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He earned his MBA at Bentley University. He is a Certified CMMC-RP Registered Practitioner, an ISACA Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Scrum Master.

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Vice President of Financial Services

Chris has 15 years of experience with banking technology, and has served in security officer roles within many community banks. Prior to that, he was an Information Technology auditor and currently carries a registered practitioner credential with the CMMC-AC for defense cybersecurity.

He advocates for bankers with InfraGard and serves as a board member for Maine InfraGard, while acting as the New England Regional Financial Services' Sector Chief.


Chris earned his BS in Computer Information Systems from Hodges University.

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