Mark’s identity was stolen as a child, requiring a great deal of time and energy for full restoration. From this experience, Mark recognized the rising rate of identity theft and the devastating consequences in our society. These factors influenced Mark to build what is now a cutting-edge, social networking, identity theft awareness and data breach prevention solution company.
Mark has specialized in educating and training in social networking safety and awareness, customer service, management, supervisory, management team building and employee development for over ten years.
Mark is a leader in the industry. He helps schools and business organizations reduce risk and liability from data loss by training about social networking safety and smart cell phone use resulting in identity theft by recognizing critical high-risk activities of students and employees and by implementing training that will “Change Thinking, Change Behavior, Reduce Risk”. Mark is a certified ID theft risk management specialist certified by the Institute of Fraud & Risk Management.
Mark works with a variety of businesses including insurance, K-12, higher education, medical, oil and gas and non-profit industries. He has trained tens of thousands of employees and students.
As a father of five, Mark has first-hand knowledge of social media. He has seen the benefits of this high-tech communication as well as the risks involved. He uses his personal and real life business experiences in an engaging format to share critical information.
Mark also conducts staff development training at local junior colleges in the East Texas area. on safe social networking and identity theft prevention. Mark is a member of the MGMA, TMGMA, PCOT, TAC and Tyler Chamber of Commerce. He is also a board member of TACHE.
Mark is married to his wonderful wife Elizabeth of 19 years and they have five children ranging from 14 to 24 years of age. Mark and his family reside in east Texas and in his free time likes to play games, camp and cycle. He is a sixth generation Texan.
Matt Morris has been helping organizations better protect data for over a decade. Through consulting, speaking, and training Matt has been increasing awareness of issues related to information security, data breach prevention, identity theft, and social networking issues in the workplace for hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of employees.
By helping others to grasp the issues of privacy and identity theft first at a personal level it establishes the proper thinking and behavior towards handling sensitive information in the workplace.
Awareness training on these topics is essential for all organizations that must protect sensitive information both by law, and in order to maintain consumer trust.The financial and reputation cost of experiencing a data breaches is higher than ever and employee error is the most common cause. Through consulting on best practices an delivering fun memorable training, his primary objective is to substantially reduce that risk for my clients.
Social media has also greatly expanded the vulnerabilities and liabilities for individuals and organizations, as over sharing has become so commonplace. Training employees on social networking’s pitfalls and establishing a policy are essential for every workplace. Matt is excited about the online training platform we now have that will change employee thinking and behavior when they are using social networks for personal and professional use.
As a managing partner with TBG Fraud Solutions our organization continues to evolve with training modules. We will continue to create valuable content for our clients and always deliver it in fun, interactive, and memorable way.
In 1999, Jimmy Parrish founded Parrish and Associates, Inc. specializing in Identity Theft Consulting and Legal Benefit Plans. In 2006 he obtained his designation as a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist, the only designation in North America in this rapidly-emerging field of security and data breaches. Since then he has trained thousands of employees in 29 states in the area of Identity Theft Risk Management.
In all of his identity theft trainings, Mr. Parrish makes sure to emphasize educating employees on FACTA and the Red Flags Rule.
Mr. Parrish is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and a graduate of The University of Alabama and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served for 10 years as Minister of Single Adults at the Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Vestavia Hills where he was named in 1998 as the “National Single Adult Minister of the Year”. That same year he served as one of the original consultants to E-Harmony, the internet-based dating and relationship service.
Mr. Parrish is a graduate of Leadership Vestavia Hills and is the proud father of four grown children and “Papa” to six grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, college sports, spending time with his family, and traveling. He currently resides in North Shelby County with his wife Dr. Sherry Parrish, Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Matt Tibbetts is a passionate speaker who loves to connect with his audience and ensure their understanding. From middle school students to business leaders, Matt engages each group and conducts himself with excellence and professionalism in every context. With a witty sense of humor and cutting-edge knowledge on the world of social media and e-commerce, Matt is sure to leave you with plenty to apply.
His passion lies in empowering audiences to either take their business to the next level or develop a healthy awareness when using social media.
From a young age, Matt enjoyed delving into the world of business. He was also recognized as having exceptional communication skills; both written and oral. From trading stocks to website and social media marketing to speaking to hundreds of students, Matt’s drive energizes those around him.
Growing up in Thailand and attending international schools has molded Matt into a global thinker with a broad perspective who enjoys tackling tough issues and finding solutions.
Matt served as an intern at a global non-profit for three years where he earned numerous awards and accolades such as “Carpe Diems” and nominations for the prestigious “Director’s Award.” During his 3rd year, he was selected to participate in an invite-only business program called the “Executive Track.” During the course of his year, he was mentored by an executive coach who had been a CEO and VP of numerous businesses during his 25 year career.
Matt currently lives in Lindale, TX and is working on getting his BSBA in International Business.
Life is brief. Let’s make it count.
John Chapman holds a BA in Business Economics from the University of California and is a Certified ID Theft Risk Management Specialist. Formerly a consultant for Oracle Corporation, John now devotes his time helping businesses and organizations that maintain sensitive information reduce their risk and liability of a data breach and identity theft through a unique, informative, and humorous presentation.
John is also an affiliate member of the Health Care Compliance Association as well as the Colorado Medical Group Managers Association. He specializes in the health care industry with client practices of all specialties across the greater Southwest.
He has worked with hundreds of organizations and spoken to tens of thousands of employees to increase identity theft awareness in the workplace and actions to prevent costly information breaches. He has spent the last few years as a speaker and trainer on this topic, and while working with a number of industries, John has worked primarily in the medical and education fields throughout Colorado, Texas, Nevada, and California. He is available to speak at clubs and associations that would like more information on this issue for their members or employees.
His most recent speaking engagements include the Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert Medical Society, the American Association of Professional Coders, Boulder Valley IPA, and the Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers.
John and his wife Jai Jai, an equine professional, reside in Colorado and are fortunate to enjoy a family of ten Arabian horses, 2 dogs, and three cats.