KLC Leadership

Leadership Team:

Kyle Lai, President

Kyle founded KLC Consulting in 2002, and he is serving as its president and chief information technology officer. He is a certified security professional in CISSP, CSSLP, CISA, CIPP, CIPP/G, and possesses a Top Secret clearance from the US Government. He is the author of the network security and privacy software, SMAC. In addition, he is an active contributor to Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) on Cloud Security Matrix for ISO 27001 and NIST 800-53. Kyle possesses over 20 years of IT experience, 14 of which are in information security focusing on Third-Party Vendor Security Assessments, Network and Application Security, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Computer Forensics, and Regulatory Compliance Audits (incl. ISO 27001, SOX, GLBA, FFIEC, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, NIST, FISMA, DIACAP, State and Federal Privacy regulations). He has consulted for several major financial institutions and government agencies (DoD, DISA, VA, and NIH). His other industry experience includes utility, retail, manufacturing, healthcare and legal firms. Prior to founding KLC Consulting, Kyle worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC), CIGNA, Boeing and HP.

Tarek El Heneidy, Director of Operation

Tarek has over 30 years experience in the computer industry starting with manufacturing and quality engineering in semiconductors to exporting and marketing discrete components. The last decades Tarek built his own IT recruitment and placement company, and worked as Chief Operating Officer for a successful IT consulting company bringing its revenues to eight figures annually. His contribution to KLC is in streamlining operations across the board from HR to Accounting, business development to receivables.

Paul Casassa, Financial Controller

Paul earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy in May of 1982. He has served as financial controller and CFO in the professional services, real estate development, property management and construction industries, including a 7 year term as the CFO for the firm who developed the Turquoise Reef Resort and Casino in Providenciales, TCI, BWI, and also served as the Director of Property Management for the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA. He became a certified QuickBooks pro Advisor in 2009 and manages all financial matters for the firm.

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