Executive Team

David Trout
President & CEO

David Trout co-founded SecureIT in April, 2001. As the CEO, David is currently charged with setting strategic direction, overseeing day-to-day operations, and leading the corporate management team. Prior to SecureIT, David was a Senior Security Architect with Cybersafe Corporation. In this position, he assisted clients in evaluating network and host security controls, identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities, and helping to configure and integrate needed security solutions into existing security architectures. Prior to Cybersafe, David held Senior IT Audit roles with Freddie Mac and Ernst & Young. David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from James Madison University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is a Board Member of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the IIA, and is active in other industry associations such as ISACA and ISSA.

Greg Kent
Vice President

Greg Kent is responsible for overseeing the execution and quality of SecureIT’s projects in financial services and other commercial industries. In this role, Greg provides technical expertise and strategic direction to SecureIT’s core commercial service lines. Besides developing methodologies and practices for SecureIT services, he also supervises the company’s technical security offerings. Greg has twenty years of experience in the IT audit and security fields. Before co-founding SecureIT, Greg was Manager of Freddie Mac’s IT Audit function. At Freddie Mac, Greg performed technical security reviews of networks, platforms, and databases. Greg also served as security advisor to the technical team when Freddie’s premier underwriting system was deployed on the Internet. Previously, Greg held IT Audit leadership positions at United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company (now The Travelers Companies) and Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers). Greg earned a BBA with a minor in computer science at the College of William and Mary. He is also a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).