Jim Brahm – Managing Director & CEO
Mr. Brahm is the Managing Director and CEO of Security Compliance Associates. His primary role is running the day to day business of SCA, ensuring that product and service deliverables are competitive and ‘better than advertised’. He is also responsible for the long-term strategic direction of the company including effective capital management, new product development, strategic alliances and business development.
Prior to joining SCA, Jim enjoyed a 26-year career with FIS, Certegy, Equifax Card Services and Telecredit, Inc. Jim held numerous executive operational and sales roles during his career in the Payments Industry and is widely known as an effective and impactful leader. Jim was responsible for many large, strategic sales which significantly helped grow the revenues of the company. His most recent role at FIS was SVP and Chief Operating Officer for the Credit card division, which includes 4 large business units and over 1,000 associates. Jim attended University of Tampa and University of South Florida with majors in economics and management. Jim serves on several local community focused organizations boards and councils.
Scott Mann – Chief Operations Officer
Scott began his career leading an independent team in conceiving, developing and maintaining a sales management system for one of the top 10 electrical wholesalers in the world with hundreds of locations in four countries and over $700 million in annual revenue. In 2011 Scott joined SCA and has been a key performer in revenue growth and workflow management. With over 20 years of business development, management, and technology experience, Scott has a deep understanding of client relations, service delivery and information security. Scott and his team provide a wealth of experience and support in protecting information assets for financial institutions across the U. S. Scott also oversees several operational functions helping to assure projects are delivered according to client expectations.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Outside of the office, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, going out to amusement parks, movies and restaurants, and staying in to watch football and Netflix.
Brian Fischer – Chief Revenue Officer
Brian is a dynamic, results-driven professional with over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and customer relations. After joining SCA in 2012, Brian has evolved from an individual producer and is now responsible for SCA’s Strategic Markets Team which serves multiple verticals including but not limited to, Healthcare, Government, Financial Services (Insurance, Investment, Lending), Title/Settlement, Manufacturing, and Technology. Brian also manages the SCA sales technology stack including CRM, email prospecting and website intelligence, and leads company marketing efforts through managing our website, digital marketing, and conference presence.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and has been a Florida resident since 2001. Out of the office, Brian is a motorcycle rider coach and involved in Tampa’s Gasparilla Krewe community.
Jim Catrett – Chief Information Officer
Jim Catrett began with SCA as an Information Security Compliance Senior Analyst with an educational background focused on Information Assurance and Security. Now as SVP of Compliance Services, Jim is responsible for SCA’s compliance portfolio of services. Jim has performed numerous information security risk assessments, policy and procedure programs and disaster recovery/business continuity planning projects for organizations of all types.
Jim is driven to assist organizations in exceeding compliance and regulatory requirements regarding information security. He holds a Master of Science in Information Technology focusing on Information Assurance and Security with a concentration on Policy and Procedures and Business Continuity Development.
Maja Bobic – Chief Information Security Officer
Maja Bobic, CISSP, CISA, CCSFP, is an accomplished information security professional with a Bachelor of Science degree in MIS with a concentration in Information Security from Florida Atlantic University. Maja has managed and performed vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and regulatory compliance reviews for many verticals including financial institutions, healthcare, government and other entities who store, process or maintain sensitive data. Maja’s extensive information security experience includes Risk Assessments, Audit, Program Compliance, Information Security Standards, and Best Practices, Security Monitoring, Risk Mitigation, Vulnerability Assessments, and Penetration Testing. Maja joined SCA in 2009 and has evolved from an information security analyst and now oversees our External and Internal Services teams who deliver information security assessment and regulatory review services.
Away from the office, Maja is actively involved in the Tampa Bay ISSA chapter where she serves on the Board. Maja also enjoys bicycling, rally driving and photography.
Jacob Wattam – Vice President of Cybersecurity Services
Jacob Wattam, CE|H, OSCP, holds a Master of Science in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics from the University of South Florida. Jacob’s background is diverse – ranging from systems administration and network security to managing a team of more than fifty staff members for a Fortune 500 company. Jacob has in-depth knowledge of penetration testing techniques, vulnerability analysis and network forensics, as well as commercial, open-source and custom information security and forensics tools.
Jacob manages SCA’s deep dive penetration testing, focusing on clients that have mature information security programs and history. Outside of the office, Jacob enjoys boating, fishing and spending time with his fiancé.
Rick Woods – Company Founder and Ambassador
A founding member of SCA, Mr. Woods has personally developed over 200 client relationships, throughout America. Mr. Woods is the primary contact for introducing SCA to your organization. Mr. Woods’ responsibilities include managing and growing SCA’s sales force and marketing operations.
The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Rick out of Boise State University, where he majored in history. After a six-year NFL career, Rick involved himself in financial institution sales. Rick has over twenty years experience in financial institution sales and marketing, including credit card processing, EDI, and Internet Banking solutions.