With over 25 years of information security experience including background experience with securing military networks and other diverse industries, Cascade Defense is a full-service managed security service provider.  We help our clients strengthen their security posture by providing technical solutions that defend, maintain, and respond to today’s threats.  Pairing technical solutions with cyber risk management and prioritization tools ensure a proactive and predictive approach which helps to build a lifecycle and culture of security.


Steve brings 15 years of experience in IT and Security operations across multiple industries. As an Air Force veteran, he began his career securing systems across the globe. Since making his transition to civilian life, he has been involved in roles at every level of security operations, including Information Security Officer and Principal Security Consultant for major healthcare organizations. Steve is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) that is dedicated to furthering education and awareness of security in the local community and beyond.


Eric has 12 years experience in various roles in Information Security. Prior to co-founding Cascade Defense, Eric began his career as a Security Analyst, followed by overseeing a Spokane, WA based Managed Security Service before moving to a Solutions Engineering role. He has been involved in hundreds of firewall migrations and security solution implementations over the years for businesses of all sizes and verticals. Eric currently holds an NSE7 certification from Fortinet, and various industry standard IT security certifications.