Ron Frechette, CPCFounder & CEO
areas of expertise
- Business transformation
- Restructuring and turnaround
- Growth strategy
- M&A transaction support
- Business Administration & Management, Florida State College at Jacksonville
- Business Administration & Operations, Seminole State College of Florida
Ron is a Cyber Security & Staffing entrepreneur who over the last several years has dedicated his career to helping companies reduce the risks of cyber attacks, malware threats, and data theft. Ron’s vision with GoldSky is to create a “One-Stop-Solution” for any organization’s cyber security, compliance, and staffing needs. He is leading the commercialization efforts for GoldSky.
Ron began GoldSky after 4 years of working with a leading Independent IT Audit and Compliance company, Coalfire. Ron was hired as a consultant to assist in standing up a HIPAA/HITECH compliance practice. After 6 months, Ron was asked to lead the companies SE Regional expansion efforts. Under his leadership, he set up offices in Winter Park, FL and Alpharetta, GA while recruiting, leading and managing a team of Regional Sales Managers throughout seven states in the SE and Caribbean.
After fulfilling his obligation to build the SE Region for Coalfire, Ron returned to his entrepreneurial roots. Today, Coalfire serves as one of the most respected and fastest growing Independent IT Audit and Assessment companies in North America. Coalfire also serves as one of GoldSky’s independent IT Audit and Compliance partners.
Over the four past years, Ron has become a lifetime student of the cyber security industry. He has built strong relationships and a vast knowledge base of experience in all aspects of IT Compliance to include: FedRAMP, FISMA, GLBA, HIPAA/HITECH, HITRUST, ISO27001, NIST 800-53, NERC-CIP, PCI-DSS, SSAE 16 (SOC 1, SOC 2).
Ron is a US Coast Guard Veteran and brings over 25 years of experience in building start up companies from concept to cash flow. He and his teams have led and managed several large scale expansion projects across various industries.
Outside of work, Ron is actively involved in Boy Scouts of America and giving back to his community through various charitable organizations.
GoldSky Security and S-RM One of the largest risk and intelligence platforms, S-RM, comprises over 300 advisors and experts equipped to help businesses build and maintain cybersecurity resilience. GoldSky Security has partnered with S-RM to adequately respond to information security threats and deliver the best-in-class security solutions for small to midsize businesses. Organizations around the
Cybersecurity Awareness – By Ron Frechette, The Cyber Coach Last month we shared how the adoption of remote workforces are becoming the “new normal” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This cataclysmic shift in the way the world now “goes to work” has the federal government and cybersecurity thought leaders deeply concerned about a significant rise in
Join Ron Frechette & John Rodriguez from GoldSky Security as they provide a briefing on the current status of CMMC, the expected rollout, and what your organization should do to begin preparations. GoldSky will offer a 45 minute presentation and then answer questions about the expected requirements of the certification.