meet the team

Patricia Curtin

Founder and Principal 

​Trish has over 20 years of experience in Business Development and Marketing, including in commercial, government, academic, and international settings. With a unique background of technical expertise complemented by solid business acumen, Trish has helped start-up, internet and well-established institutions to develop comprehensive business strategies and marketing campaigns. She is further skilled at executing on those strategies with a hands-on approach to implementation.

Trish holds a BA in Geophysics from Wellesley College.

Steve Schmaltz 

Founder and Managing Director

Steve has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Security, IT Architecture, and Operations. He is a recognized expert in information security strategy and technology, HIPAA/HITECH, HITRUST, ISO 27001, risk management, defense in depth, compliance, and IT infrastructure. Working in diverse industries, including healthcare, commercial software and defense, he has held many leadership positions, including Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of IT.

Steve holds an MS in Operations Research from Stanford University and a BA in Mathematics from Castleton State College.  He is a certified C|CISO (CC-SS-52).