Management

Management


We believe that people are the key to success, and it is our CastleGarde Team that differentiates CastleGarde’s services from services that are available from other companies.

Jon Bebeau

Jon M. Bebeau

(CISA, CISSP, CISM, CTGA, CGEIT, CWNA) – President/CEO

Jon has been the President and CEO of CastleGarde since 2005. Jon has over 30 years of experience in technology management and has founded several technical services and Application Service Provider (ASP) companies located in Tampa, Florida.

As a former Vice President of a Dun and Bradstreet operating company, Jon has worldwide experience in the areas of managing computer software systems, software development and delivery systems, and financial management systems and services. His key focus is leveraging technology in new and innovative ways that provide higher value and service to our current and future clients.

Jon earned his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida. Jon is based out of our Tampa office.

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Dr. Muriel Lavallee

Dr. Muriel Lavallee

Vice President/CFO

Muriel has an extensive academic record with an undergraduate degree from the University of Montreal and post graduate education from McGill University, Canada and the University of South Florida. Additionally, she holds several American board certifications.

Muriel has previously held positions as a teaching faculty member for the University of South Florida and as director of healthcare diagnostic facilities and managing partner of a local professional services firm. Her experience includes supervising required regulatory independent external audits.

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Penny Springsteel

Penny Springsteel

Vice President Compliance Services

Penny is actively involved in providing compliance services to CastleGarde’s clients through Information Security Program development and Website Compliance Assessments.

Penny joined CastleGarde in 2002 with over 30 years of experience in mid-level management positions in operations and headquarters staff at AT&T, Lucent, and Avaya. Penny is based out of our Tampa office.

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Aaron Tank

Aaron Tank

(CISSP, CISA, CRISC) – Vice President Information Security Services

Aaron provides support in the areas of Internal, Physical, and External vulnerability analysis as well as Business Recovery Planning.

Aaron is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, certified in Risk and Information System Control, and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Aaron provides a unique perspective to CastleGarde’s engineering team as a result of his previous computer programming experience with a national electronics retailer and as a Senior IT Audit Manager with a professional services firm performing federal government information systems audits.

Aaron earned his BS in Computer Information Systems from Marietta College. Aaron is located in Ft. Myers, Florida.

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Pam Swope

Pam Swope

(BSACS, CUDE) – Director Risk Management

Pam is CastleGarde’s Director for Risk Management services and leads the Business Continuity Planning program in addition to Risk Management consulting services for General Controls Reviews, Online Banking Assessments and Federal Reserve Security and Resiliency compliance.

In her roles, Pam works closely with credit union management and boards of directors to ensure their continued ability to serve their membership while mitigating risk.

Pam joined CastleGarde in 2018 with nearly 25 years of experience working within the credit union industry including leadership roles in both Risk Management and Compliance and Operations and Marketing. Pam has a passion for working with credit unions and is a certified Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist as well as a Credit Union Development Educator. Additionally, she is a member at large of ISACA and is pursuing a CRISC certification.

Pam received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications from Siena Heights University and is based out of our Michigan office.

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