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 and Healthcare 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.
“We could not be more pleased with our partnership with GoldSky Security. The experience and professionalism from your team has exceeded our expectations from day one. Your team was on-site within a week of our initial call. We appreciate the responsiveness and expertise you provided in performing our NIST 800-171 Gap Assessment and now CSOaaS program. Having an On-Demand CSO partner to assist us in building a sound cybersecurity program while maintaining NIST 800-171 compliance has proven to be both efficient and cost-effective. Thanks!”