Nuspire hires Dunsworth as new CEO

COMMERCE TWP.–Nuspire, a managed security services provider, announced that it has hired Lewie Dunsworth as the company’s new CEO. Saylor Frase, Nuspire’s previous CEO, now serves as chairman of the board.

“After a long, extensive nation-wide search, we are incredibly fortunate to bring on board someone as well suited and talented as Lewie Dunsworth,” said Brian St. Jean, Nuspire board member and partner at Abry Partners. “Lewie’s 20 years of experience in cybersecurity as both a practitioner, including as a Fortune 1000 CISO, and as a leader of a managed security services provider, will provide Nuspire with exceptional depth and guidance as it continues to provide unmatched services and technology to its customers.”

Frase will continue to provide his guidance, expertise and business relationships as he transitions into his new role.

“I am so proud of the growth and success the company has achieved over the past 20 years and the hard work and dedication that our employees give every day to get us to where we are today,” Frase said. “As Nuspire enters this new chapter, I’m excited to work closely with our new CEO as Chairman of the Board and to continue serving our customers with unparalleled managed security services.”

As the new CEO, Dunsworth will be working with Nuspire’s leadership team to make strategic company decisions, lead overall business operations, and spearhead Nuspire’s overall growth strategy into new markets while evolving the company’s service portfolio.

“I am honored, and excited, to take on the role of CEO for a company who has such a high service delivery track record, incredible focus on client satisfaction and a team of dedicated and talented people,” Dunsworth said. “Nuspire is well positioned for sustained success and has a wonderful opportunity to continue its growth, and portfolio of services, into our target markets. I’m looking forward to working with the entire Nuspire team, to continue building on the service we provide to our clients, the great company culture that exists today and leverage my experience, expertise and leadership to help accelerate Nuspire forward on the path of becoming the premier market-leader in cybersecurity services.”

Prior to Nuspire, Dunsworth’s posts included chief information security officer and executive vice president of global security services at Herjavec Group, CISO at H&R Block and senior vice president of advisory and managed services at Optiv. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in network and communications management from DeVry University and an executive MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

For more information on Nuspire, visit www.nuspire.com.

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